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Birmingham man returns from Nepal and Britton Lynn finds out how safe your kids' football helmets really are

Good evening from the desk of Jonathan Haridson! Here are some of the stories we're working on for you tonight.

Birmingham man returns from Nepal

"A huge line of debris coming towards us, it almost looked like 9-11." That's how a Birmingham CEO describes an avalanche at base camp near Mt. Everest after that huge earthquake rocked Nepal. Tonight he's back in Birmingham and sharing his story of survival with Erika Gonzalez on FOX6 News at 9.

FOX6 OYS Helmet Investigation

Are you sure the football helmet your son or nephew or grandson is wearing is still in the best shape to prevent concussions or other injuries? Britton Lynn has been investigating who's responsible for keeping that potentially life-saving equipment up to par and found some helmets may have missing pads or snaps that make them a lot less safe. Tune in at 9 and 10 for parts 1 and 2 of her series!

I hope you'll join us for these stories and more starting at 9! Watch us on air, online at MyFoxAl.com or in the WBRC News app by clicking on "Live Newscasts."

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