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Showoff falls from school chimney on 1st date

A man was critically injured after he fell from the chimney of an elementary school in Portland, Ore., while trying to impress a date.
/ Source: KGW-TV

A man was critically injured after he fell from the chimney of Chapman Elementary School while trying to impress a date.

Portland fire crews said a witness called 911 after seeing the man fall about 25 feet from the chimney at around 9:30 p.m. He was taken to Emanuel Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses told police the man, later identified as 28-year-old Roland Taylor Anderson, and his date were performing "circus activities" before he fell.

Wednesday morning a hospital representative said Anderson was in serious condition.

Chapman Elementary's chimney is a popular attraction during the early evening hours as Vaux swifts gather there during migration.