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In February, a California Highway Patrol officer handcuffed and threatened to arrest a firefighter performing an emergency roadside rescue along I-805 in Chula Vista, Calif., because the rescuer wouldn't move his truck from the fast lane, where it was "impeding" traffic. Firefighters are required to block lanes during rescues, specifically to "impede" traffic for their own protection and that of victims nearby. CHP and Chula Vista firefighters later jointly called the incident a "miscommunication."

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