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Roseville, Calif.,- While operating at a late night emergency incident, a Roseville firefighter narrowly escaped injury when a suspected drunk driver drove through an emergency scene.

Firefighters were working at an emergency incident at 707 Sunrise Blvd. when a man drove his 1992 Mazda sedan through the parking lot, first striking a parked ladder truck and then narrowly missing a firefighter who was walking in the same area. The firefighter took the driver’s keys away and detained him until Roseville police officers arrived.

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Fortunately there were no injuries and only minor damage to the ladder truck. The driver, Thomas Rolland Michael, 57, of Roseville was arrested on suspicion of DUI and driving on a suspended license.  He’s in custody in the Placer County Jail on $50,000 bail.

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