Friends stopped by a makeshift memorial in Miami where a teenager was electrocuted after he jumped a fence into an electrical grid.
A juvenile who jumped a fence into some power lines was electrocuted Monday evening.
Mayors, Activists and Democrats Wednesday accused Governor Rick Scott and the Florida cabinet of bending to monied special interests in approving a controversial network of power poles for Florida Power and Light that will tower over broad, long swaths of Miami-Dade County.
Florida Power & Light hopes to add two atomic generators to its Turkey Point nuclear power plant and needs two new power lines to carry the new juice, the question is where to put the lines.
NFL wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth has been cleared to play again after he suffered second-degree burns in a hot air balloon crash in March, according to profootballtalk.com.
The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Monday on the hot air balloon accident that sent NFL receiver Donte Stallworth to the hospital last month. The report blamed the problem, which left Stallworth and his girlfriend with 2nd degree burns, on a down draft.
As viewers in South Florida watch worrisome images from the Hurricane Sandy storm zone, many worry about friends and loved ones that might be there, and have reached out to try to learn how they did through the storm. It hasn’t been easy to connect.
Some might call it the miracle at the a local church. But authorities said it was an accident that could have easily claimed two lives. Two men were rescued after being shocked and burned when their “cherry picker” hit power lines.
A driver whose car hit a utility pole in an early morning accident was forced to wait inside for utility crews to arrive, because firefighters were concerned downed power lines could put the woman and rescue crews at risk.
Strong thunderstorm warnings were issued through South Florida at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday and brought with it heavy rain, high winds and some lightning.