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Bridge Failure Database

Wooden bridge in Pico Rivera (California) spanning the Rio Hondo flood-control channel

Year 2005
Type Road
Country United States (108)
Cause Vandalism
Details Arson. The fire began in combustibles beneath the bridge and spread to the wooden infrastructure.
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent North America
Reference http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9890334/

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