Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, has tentatively scheduled a memorial on Friday for two airmen killed in an automobile accident earlier this week, an Air Force spokesman said.

Senior Airman Timothy Alford, 25, and Airman 1st Class Erik Salazar, 20, died Monday in a single-vehicle accident near St. Vith, Belgium. Both airmen were firefighters assigned to the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron at Spangdahlem.

Airman 1st Class Skyler Burts, who also is a firefighter with the squadron, survived the accident.

The 52nd Fighter Wing plans to hold the memorial at Hangar 1 on base, starting at 10 a.m., base spokesman Capt. Tom Crosson said Wednesday.

Slow cookers recalled

Homes where Rival Slow Cookers are used should stop using the product immediately because of the possibility of injury.

There have been 126 reports of handles breaking and 33 reports of consumers who reported burn injuries from the hot contents of the slow cookers.

The manufacturer is recalling all cookers made before September 2004.

Consumers should stop using the product and contact the Holmes Group at or call stateside (800) 299-1284 for instructions on receiving a replacement base. The 800 number is toll free only when making the call from within the U.S.

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