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Widow of sewer victim: 'My heart is broken'

Cara Camp (Source: CBS 5 News) Cara Camp (Source: CBS 5 News)
Memorial set up for Jarrod Camp (Source: CBS 5 News) Memorial set up for Jarrod Camp (Source: CBS 5 News)
Memorial set up for Jarrod Camp (Source: CBS 5 News) Memorial set up for Jarrod Camp (Source: CBS 5 News)
Jarrod Camp (Source: Camp family photo) Jarrod Camp (Source: Camp family photo)
(Source: Camp family photo) (Source: Camp family photo)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

CBS 5 is tracking new developments on a deadly situation in Scottsdale, after two workers were killed Monday in a sewer line.

"My heart is broken. I don't know how I'm going to get along without him. I miss him," Cara Camp said.

Cara Camp is overcome by grief as she remembers her husband, 41-year-old Jarrod Camp.

"Jarrod always had a strong presence. Anybody who knew him knew he had that presence," Cara Camp said.

Jarrod Camp is the owner of Camp Industries, an odor control company called in to fix a clogged sewer line at the Promenade in Scottsdale.

Cara Camp said the deadly chain of events started when an 18-year-old male employee went into the sewer vault, 3 feet wide and 15 feet deep. He started feeling ill, so Jarrod Camp went in after him.

"He lifted him out and then he collapsed. Then Jeremy came in to get him out to save him," Cara Camp said.

Jarrod Camp got to the teen to safety, but then he too started feeling lightheaded. The teen's dad, 36-year-old Jeremy Johnson, went in to save Jarrod Camp, but he succumbed to the fumes.

Both Jarrod Camp and Johnson died at the scene. The 18-year-old was taken to hospital and is expected to be OK.

Cara Camp said her husband usually wore protective gear while on the job, but this time he didn't.

"He wasn't going down. It was just a fluke. They were waiting for the technician to come out that normally services to lift station, and they went down to check the serial number on the pump. It was not meant to go down. It was just an accident," Cara Camp said.

A spokesperson for OSHA Arizona says they're investigating this incident, along with Scottsdale fire and police.

CBS 5 News' search of OSHA's records found no prior incidents involving Camp Industries.

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  • UPDATE

    Police release IDs of 2 men who died in Scottsdale sewer

    Police release IDs of 2 men who died in Scottsdale sewer

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:10:57 GMT
    Tuesday, October 14 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-10-14 14:17:04 GMT
    Scottsdale firefighters said the men weren't wearing protective suits, and were overwhelmed by high levels of toxic chemicals. A third worker was nearly overcome but managed to climb out.More >>
    Scottsdale firefighters said the men weren't wearing protective suits, and were overwhelmed by high levels of toxic chemicals. A third worker was nearly overcome but managed to climb out.More >>
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