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Eastern Sierra News for July 18, 2024

 

 

 

 

EXPLOSION AT VAL D’ISERE CONDOMINIUMS IN MAMMOTH LAKES: On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at approximately 9:23am, Val d’Isere Condominiums located at 194 Hillside Drive, experienced an explosion. Upon arrival, first responders found a building collapsed next to the pool area. Two complex workers were visible with one needing extraction from the snow and debris. Both workers were transported to Mammoth Hospital for further evaluation. A man approached first responders stating that his wife and son were trapped in their residence. In order to reach them, Rescuers hiked around the northwest side of the collapsed structure. The son was located in the bedroom area, was carried out and transported to Mammoth Hospital for evaluation. The wife was located in the kitchen area and was transported to Careflight at the Mammoth Yosemite Airport. USAR Teams are currently on scene doing sweeps for any additional victims. Eastside K-9s are also on scene. This area is restricted, please avoid this area. For incidents information contact Stuart Brown, Town of Mammoth Lakes Public Information Officer at 760-914-7110.


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