The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, July 27, 2017 This Week's Paper
Tacoma Fire Crews respond to fatal incident on Tideflats

At 12:08 p.m. today Tacoma firefighters from station 2,8,9 and 12 responded to a reported person injured atop a cargo container crane at the Pierce County Terminal in the Port of Tacoma.

Upon arrival firefighters ascended the large container crane, located the person and confirmed that the person had died in an apparent industrial accident.

The identity of the deceased person, as well as the precise cause, time and manner of death will be determined by the Pierce County Medical Examiners Office.