Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: The drier of the two days with sunshine and warm conditions in store Saturday. An increase in storm clouds Sunday with the potential for more heavy rain late in the day and evening.
DALLAS (January 17, 2011)—Dallas firefighters used ladders and ropes early Monday to rescue a homeless man who was sleeping in a dumpster when a trash collection crew emptied the bin into a garbage truck.
The man ended up buried in garbage in the back of the truck.
The crew heard his cries for help and called for help.
A firefighter said the man was seriously injured.
He said rescuers used a Stokes littler basket to remove the man from the back of the truck.
The man, whose name was not immediately available, was taken to a Dallas hospital.
Temperatures in the Dallas area were in the mid-40s early Monday morning.