05/27/12 Man Rescued From Vacant Shenango China Bldg
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Location: Grant and Sampson Streets New Castle Lawrence County
5/27/12 New Castle - A man was injured while tresspassing in a vacant Shenango China building that was recently damaged in a fire. A man and woman walking along the railroad tracks next to the burned out building around 8:30 pm, heard the man screaming for help. They contacted authorities and police found the man injured inside the building and firemen were called to ssistant medical personnel in extricating the victim. We were there as the victim was removed from the building in a stokes basket and was put into an awaiting ambulance. Medical personnel at the scene stated that the man had an apparent head injury and was continually screaming for help. The building suffered a structure fire which was ruled an arson on May 25 and has been the site of many break-ins and tresspassers in the past. About a year ago, the site was the scene of a major fire severely damaged the building. We do not know the man’s condition or where he was taken.