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Former firefighter rushed to help after deadly bus crash

Former firefighter rushed to help after deadly bus crash

ORLAND, Calif. -- Chad Arnold, 31, was painting his black dirt-track race car when he heard what sounded like an explosion. He called 911 and then headed toward the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, a couple hundred yards away.

A former firefighter, he began helping first responders at the scene of Thursday’s crash – a deadly collision between a FedEx freight truck and a charter bus filled with dozens of Los Angeles area high school students. Other neighbors also ran over to help, bringing water and blankets.

The crash occurred on the...

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