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How do you rescue someone inside a collapsed building?

Rescue workers leave the site as they continue attempts to secure the building before searching for any survivors at the site of the collapsed roof of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake, Ontario on Monday June 25, 2012.

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How do you rescue someone from inside a collapsed building? We've got someone who knows.

Sean Tracey, chair of the Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness, took your questions on emergency rescues. (Mobile users click here)

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Chris Hannay is assistant editor in The Globe's Ottawa bureau and author of the daily Politics newsletter. Previously, he was The Globe and Mail's digital politics editor, community editor for news and sports (working with social media and digital engagement) and a homepage editor. More

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