Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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CRANBROOK. x-07s. Snowplow operators are not often the heroes of the day, but a southeastern B-C worker with the City of Cranbrook is getting that treatment after first responders say he went above and beyond during a recent rescue. Vern Radloff relied on his 30 years of experience as a plow operator when he was called to help rescuers reach an injured woman in her rural home. Radloff says about 25 centimetres of snow covered the two-and-a-half kilometre-long driveway.

("...their work.") (SOURCE:CHBZ)

TAG: The Cranbrook fire chief says the woman had fallen days earlier but had only been able to reach the phone that day -- and she was in poor condition when help arrived -- so he says Radloff's work was a key part of the successful rescue.

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