Monthly Archives: December 2021

Celebrate the New Year with the Holiday Concert by Rob Mathes

Thousands of people have already watched the Rob Mathes Holiday Concert, available for just two weeks this year on YouTube. If you haven’t watched it yet, there are still a few days left to see the concert online before it is gone forever on January 5th. “Last year, in the midst of the pandemic, myself and a few of my ...

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Belfast Harbor area fire treated as accident

A fire that burned for four days in the Belfast Port area has been extinguished. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said on Friday that the fire at the East Twin Road Scrap Metal Recycling Center in Belfast had been brought under control. He said on Twitter that the blaze allegedly started accidentally and that firefighters worked “tirelessly” to ...

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Not a minute to lose: Father and son team up to rescue man trapped in car as fire breaks out | Family

BLOUNTVILLE – Angels exist and Christmas miracles happen. Just ask two families brought together by what both believe to be the hand of God to save an 89-year-old man from the burning wreckage of his car on Christmas Day. JD Winegar was on his way home from a family reunion when he lost control of his car, hit a tree ...

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Pollution ‘causing cancer’ skyrockets amid massive Belfast Wharf fire

Pollution from a range of illnesses skyrocketed in a massive fire that burned for two days in Belfast, environmental records show. Levels of fine particles called PM2.5, which have been linked to conditions such as cancer and lung disease, dropped from 6 microns per cubic meter to 88 microns in the span of four hours during the fire in the ...

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Indonesian Navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia – An Indonesian Navy ship was towing a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to the port on Thursday after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh, a navy official said. The refugee’s wooden boat reportedly leaked and had a damaged engine. Efforts to rescue its passengers, who are largely women and children, began after the ...

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Christmas Day Rescue Successfully Ends in Uinta Mountains

Summit County Search and Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office responded on Christmas Eve to a report of a snowmobiler missing in the Thousand Peaks area above Weber Canyon. Search and rescue located the man on Christmas morning in the Moffat Basin. Summit County Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said the snowmobiler was separated from his party and spent the night in ...

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SeaWorld and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute continue five decades of advancing marine conservation with critical new research, continued reintroductions of a depleted species, and a response to more than 50 animals in distress

ORLANDO, Florida, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS) and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI), a non-profit scientific research organization committed to the conservation of marine life, is proud to share that in 2021, the partnership continued its five decades of promoting marine conservation with, among others, the publishing cutting-edge scientific research, continuing reintroductions ...

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Chandigarh University comes to the aid of Indian farmers; develops an AI-based mobile application to detect crop diseases – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI / PRNewswire): Among the many problems facing Indian farmers, the disease problem in crops has caused major losses to the farming community. According to one estimate, Indian farmers suffer an annual loss of Rs. 90,000 crore due to pests and diseases, which destroy the growing crops in the field. Chandigarh University has come forward ...

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An avalanche closes Highway 89; I-80, Highway 50 remains closed; Search for missing Northstar skier – CBS San Francisco

TRUCKEE (CBS SF) – An intense winter storm front, causing strong winds and white blizzard conditions, continued to pound the Lake Tahoe area early Monday, triggering an avalanche that closed Highway 89 near Tahoe City and hampering the search for a missing Northstar skier. Palisades Tahoe Mountain Operations reported the avalanche – on Hwy 89 between Tahoe City and River ...

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75 for 75: Brodie to the rescue

“75 for 75” is a series of articles from the 49ers Museum highlighting legendary moments in 49ers history as part of the team’s 75th anniversary celebrations in 2021. The 49ers were chasing the third straight NFC West franchise crown in 1972 when an early-season injury to quarterback John Brodie put the brakes on their plans. Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Steve Spurrier, ...

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Man seriously injured in Fife crash as woman and child also rushed to hospital

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Don, Rescue make the week before Christmas lively for COSAR – Keremeos Review

It was Christmas Eve and search and rescue activities in the central Okanagan were hectic. Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, December 24, Christmas Eve, COSAR was called to assist the Kelowna RCMP in locating an elderly woman with a mental health issue in the North Glenmore area. “The female had left her resident and was scantily clad for the ...

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Pledge to bail out residents affected by Christmas Day flooding

The government has pledged to bail out residents, homeowners and businesses in the southeastern part of the country affected by flash floods on Christmas Day. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s pledge comes as a town in Co Wexford suffered the worst flooding in 62 years as torrential rains hit the area. A multi-agency response kicked into action in Bridgetown, County Wexford, ...

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Christmas tragedy: 14 dead, 25 injured in road accidents in Ogun and Anambra

DAUD OLATUNJI AND IKENNA OBIANERI Posted December 26, 2021 As many as 14 travelers were killed while 25 were injured to varying degrees in three crashes in Ogun and Anambra states. Six other people were killed in an accident involving two vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. While seven people died in the accident at the Ososa Bridge in the Odogboolu ...

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BECOME QUIZZIC: Try your hand at the Lanarkshire Live Christmas Quiz

Ultimately, there is no such thing as a competitive edge for your Christmas Day celebrations. So when your tummy is bursting at the seams and only a party drink can help you, why not ignore the dishes, put on some Christmas music, put the flames on the fire, perch under the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree. Christmas and settling ...

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Kelowna sledgers donate $ 15,000 to rescue group after being rescued near Revelstoke | iINFOnews

Revelstoke Search and Rescue found Andrew MacLeod and TJ Dumonceaux in 2018 and now they are giving back to rescue organizations. Image Credit: SUBMIT / COSAR December 24, 2021 – 9:20 a.m. Three years ago, snowmobilers Andrew MacLeod and TJ Dumonceaux were rescued by a search and rescue group. Today, December 24, they paid it off by donating $ 15,000 ...

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Exeter man arrested after scaffolding rescue in city center

A man has been arrested on suspicion of numerous offenses after he got stranded on scaffolding in Exeter. Emergency services were called to Fore Street at around 8 p.m. with concerns for a man’s well-being. As reported by DevonLive, the area was cordoned off and firefighters used an aerial ladder to help lower the man. Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

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Corn on the cob fire continues to burn in Tipton County days later – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

WINDFALL, Indiana (WISH) – A ‘stubborn’ corn cob pile fire first reported on Saturday morning continued to smolder on Thursday and caused health problems for some nearby residents, according to the Wildcat Township Fire- Rescue-EMS. Five fire departments were first dispatched to the fire around 8:45 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of State Road 213. It’s just south of ...

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2-year-old girl dies in horror fire when her family’s Christmas tree caught fire despite mom’s desperate attempt to save her

A toddler has died in a horror fire after his family’s Christmas tree caught fire. Ginevra’s desperate mother Gioia Manganello, two, was driven back by flames at the family home in Sicily as she tried to save her daughter. 3 Ginevra Gioia Manganello died in a fire at her home in SicilyCredit: Flash info 3 A short circuit would have ...

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Dozens of refugees died after a ship sank in Greek waters | Refugees

Greek authorities have said dozens of refugees are believed to have died after a boat carrying up to 50 people, according to a witness, sank off the island of Folegandros in the second major loss of life in the Mediterranean in A few days. Nearly 24 hours after the rescue operation began on Tuesday evening, coastguard officials said it was ...

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Reading fire: Researchers warn families of two missing they are unlikely to be found by Christmas

The families of two people missing following a deadly fire in Reading have been warned by investigators that they are unlikely to be found before Christmas. Emergency services looking for the couple after a major fire at an apartment building in Reading said a full search of the building could take “several weeks”. Structural scaffolding is being installed around the ...

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One dead, at least 70 missing after landslide in jade mine in Myanmar (rescue team)

Published on: 12/22/2021 – 06:24Amended: 12/22/2021 – 06:22 Yangon (AFP) – A landslide in a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least one on Wednesday and left dozens missing, a member of the rescue team told AFP. Dozens of people die each year working in the country’s lucrative but poorly regulated jade trade, which uses low-paid migrant workers to ...

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Celtic idiot Suzie McGuire under fire for ‘liking’ offensive tweets after radio DJ speaks out on ‘huns’ cut final vocals

SUZIE McGuire has come under fire for appearing to like offensive tweets just days after being deleted from her radio show for appearing to sing “F *** the Huns” in the Celtic Cup final victory over Hibs. DJ Celtic-daft, 51, has been dumped by Nation Radio after sharing a video from the stands at Hampden during the Parkhead squad’s 2-1 ...

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China imposes sanctions on US officials against Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) – China on Tuesday announced sanctions against four members of the US Government’s Commission on International Religious Freedom in retaliation for sanctions imposed on Chinese officials over complaints of abuse in the northwestern Xinjiang region . The tit-for-tat sanctions are adding to the growing tension in Xinjiang. Washington has banned imports from the region that could be done ...

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Fines could be imposed for excessive false fire alarms in Great Falls

Great Falls city commissioners have approved two new orders that they hope will help Great Falls firefighters. The first order allows fines to be imposed on companies that have triggered three false fire alarms over a period of 365 days. Fines start at $ 100 and for continued negligence can go up to $ 500 or jail time. “The reasoning ...

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SBMA sends rescue team to Siargao

HELPING THE HANDS SBMA employees sort the donations to be sent to the communities affected by Typhoon “Odette”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) deployed 11 firefighters for a 10-day mission to Siargao Island to assist with relief and rescue operations in areas affected by the typhoon. SBMA president and trustee Wilma Eisma confirmed the team flew to ...

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Black Isle’s water pressure issues could have hampered the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s response to a house fire

The service identified low pressure in some standpipes. Water pressure issues could have prevented the fight against a devastating fire in Black Isle, he revealed. The December 2 fire in Rosemarkie saw a woman treated for smoke inhalation at the scene. The blaze was brought under control by six crews from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and an ...

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9 people in Arizona accused of defrauding pandemic relief program

December 19, 2021Update: December 19, 2021 11:33 a.m. PHOENIX (AP) – Nine people in Arizona have been charged with allegations that they fraudulently obtained more than $ 23 million in government aid in the event of a pandemic. Federal prosecutors allege that Jason Coleman, 40, and Kimberly Coleman, 38, of Mesa, conspired to prepare and submit about two dozen fraudulent ...

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Kansas City area animal rescue plans to build 100 stand-alone dog houses for neglected animals this winter

BLUE SPRINGS, Missouri – Pawportunities Animal Rescue is asking the public to help keep the Kansas City area animals warm this winter. Members hope to build 100 isolated dog houses for stray animals in the community. CEO Carrie Siems said many animals die in the cold winter every year, but there aren’t many statistics that reflect those numbers because many ...

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Last minute gift ideas for soccer fans

With the holiday season almost upon us, it can sometimes be difficult to think of gifts for ourselves or our loved ones. Therefore, we have decided to make this list of last minute gift ideas available for football fans. Since the majority of soccer games are available to stream these days, here are the best digital deals for you. 1) ...

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Local Utah News Headlines – Friday Night, December 17, 2021

Friday evening, December 17, 2021 State Utah’s unemployment rate far lower than the nation’s Unemployment in Utah remains at record rates. According to the Utah Department of Workforce Services, the unemployment rate in November was 2.1%, half the national rate. About 34,500 Utahns are unemployed. Labor shortages have been a problem nationwide. But Utah’s chief economist said that while the ...

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Michigan House Bills to support emergency services | WJMN

LANSING, Michigan (WJMN) – Bills 4172, 4247 and 5026 were signed by Governor Whitmer today and will support Michigan first responders and emergency services. House Bill 4172 amends the Worker’s Disability Compensation Act to include current and former part-time, on-call or volunteer firefighters under the Deemed First Responder Coverage Fund. Firefighters who develop certain cancers can claim workers’ compensation benefits ...

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Relying on calling cards, two drivers find themselves stranded on snowy, unmaintained road in southwest Colorado – The Durango Herald

Man and woman passed warning sign but trusted GPS route finder technology Two people had to be rescued on the Dolores-Norwood road Monday morning after their vehicles got stuck in the snow. The drivers relied on GPS phone maps that suggested the route, which has no winter maintenance. (Courtesy of Dolores County Search and Rescue) It happened again. Motorists relying ...

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Four young children killed in horror fire after 60 firefighters fought to save them from home hell

FOUR children died in a horrific fire in London this evening. The toddlers – all believed to be related and under the age of five – were killed when a fire broke out at a property in Collingwood Road, Sutton, just before 7 p.m. 3 Children have died in a fire in southwest London this eveningCredit: Darren Fletcher 3 Police ...

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Can Spider-Man come to the rescue of Hollywood with “No Way Home”?

Published on: 12/15/2021 – 9:12 PM Los Angeles (AFP) – With great power comes great responsibility – and so Spider-Man is set to save Hollywood and theaters once again, with analysts considering potential $ 1 billion pandemic-era film. . Box office watchers are making hopeful predictions for “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, which hits theaters Friday, with some estimates for its ...

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Search for missing person ends in tragedy after body is found

A body was unfortunately found during the search for a missing person in Kettering. Northamptonshire Search and Rescue volunteers were called into the town around 7 p.m. Tuesday evening following reports of a high-risk missing person. They attended the scene within 15 minutes and searched the surrounding area. READ MORE: Scammer left charity ‘on its knees’ after shopping sprees and ...

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Lanarkshire teenager to be tried on charges of putting emergency services ‘at risk’

A teenager from East Kilbride is said to have set the fire and police in danger by struggling in a dead end on a bridge. Emma Steele is accused of guilty and recklessly climbing a security barrier on the structure at Greenhills Road, East Kilbride, on June 7. The prosecution says she struggled up a ladder as three Scottish firefighters ...

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HE STARTED as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – the chance to spend billions of dollars in unexpected federal and state funds to effect real change in Massachusetts – but as the process dragged on on Beacon Hill, the debate grew increasingly about process and less about change. Governor Charlie Baker has called for swift action to help the pandemic-ravaged economy recover ...

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US Army Adopts Hamlet of Coonoor Where Bipin Rawat’s Helicopter Crashed, Congratulates Rescuers | Kerala News

Chennai: The Indian military announced the adoption of the Nanjappa Sathiram hamlet in Coonoor in return for its residents’ efforts to rescue residents from the wreckage of last week’s helicopter crash that resulted in the death of the Chief of the Defense Staff, General Bipin Rawat and 12 others. . Lieutenant-General A Arun, the general officer commanding the Dakshin Bharat ...

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“Thought it was the end for all of us:” Mayfield tornado survivors share their stories

MAYFIELD, Ky. (WKYT) – Many residents of Mayfield are still trying to figure out what happened in their community. Some said they were lucky to be alive. Immediately after the tornadoes, there were concerns that dozens of people were missing in a collapsed candle factory in Mayfield. A spokesperson said that was no longer the case as many were tallied. ...

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Police recover 400 pills in Falkirk town center arrest

This happened on Friday as officers deployed on Operation Noel were on patrol. They arrested a suspicious man in the city center. More than 400 tablets and a quantity of cash were recovered. Register to our daily newsletter The Falkirk Herald Today Newsletter cut through the noise Police arrested in connection with Operation Noël He will appear at Falkirk Sheriff ...

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Pakistani teenager saves hundreds of animals, finds them homes in Canada

LONDON: A British Parliament inquiry has heard new evidence of the government’s mismanagement of the withdrawal from Afghanistan, The Observer reported. The new information, which was obtained from various departments and agencies, reinforced critical testimony from a source at the British Foreign Office, whose allegations that incompetence “left people to die at the hands of the Taliban” have dealt a ...

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Firefighters rescue baby stranded in car at Princes Quay shopping center

Firefighters rescued a baby who got stuck in a car at the Princes Quay shopping center on Saturday afternoon. The 12-month-old had locked himself in the car and could not be released by security services who had to call the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service. For the latest news and headlines from the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, click here. ...

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Tornadoes leave a trail of devastation across six states, with dozens dead

PictureResidents examine the damage after a tornado swept through Mayfield, Ky.Credit…William DeShazer for The New York Times Dozens of people were feared dead, and communities in the Midwest and South were digging in the rubble on Saturday after a series of unusually strong storms and tornadoes for the season swept through six states overnight. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has said ...

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Perth accident in Inveralmond industrial estate near Aldi hospitalizes motorcyclist

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sex offender arrested for exploitation of children | USAO-MA

BOSTON – A registered sex offender was arrested yesterday for allegedly receiving and detaining child pornography through multiple groups on a messaging app. Angel Figueroa, 49, of Fall River, has been charged with receiving and possessing child pornography. After an initial appearance yesterday before United States District Court Magistrate Judge Page Kelley, Figueroa has been detained pending a detention hearing ...

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Firefighter of the Year 2021 awarded to Bobby Cooper | News

Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Firefighter of the Year award by the Blue Ridge Chapter Sons of the American Revolution. This prize is awarded each year to individuals for their achievements and / or exceptional contributions in the field of safety and fire service. Brevard resident and Commander of the Color ...

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Boris Johnson’s boast, hyperbole and lie comes as easily as breathing – Darren McGarvey

Have you ever attended a party so crazy that you still don’t know if it really happened? You know the kind of crazy, indescribable night that I mean, don’t you? Cheese, nibbles and someone by the name of Allegra – who held the highest office in a powerful Western democracy. Not exactly the kind of late night antics that would ...

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The United States spent most of the aid and stimulus money

Ambulances parked outside the United States Capitol. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Nearly two years and six relief bills in the pandemic, the United States has spent the majority of its available Covid rescue funds. But billions of dollars in a handful of categories have not been spent. Starting under then-President Donald Trump and continuing through President Joe Biden’s administration, Congress ...

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Man and wife rescued by firefighters after being trapped under Peasley Cross Bridge

A NUMBER of cars got stranded in the flooded areas of St Helens overnight – one vehicle needing to be rescued by firefighters from Peasley Cross Lane. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed it has received a number of calls about vehicles stuck in water under the Peasley Cross Lane Bridge near Saints Stadium. Two vehicles were reportedly ...

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The Day – The Mystical Aquarium heals six rescued sea turtles

Mystic – Mystic Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is treating six critically endangered Kemp’s sea turtles that were rescued Dec. 2 from a beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. The turtles, which were found to be “stunned by the cold” or suffering from hypothermia, were first brought to the National Marine Life Center in Bourne, Massachusetts. The aquarium animal ...

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Under fire, UK Prime Minister apologizes for staff joking about Christmas lockdown party

LONDON, December 8 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized on Wednesday after a video was released showing his staff laughing and joking about a Downing Street party during a COVID Christmas lockdown. 19 last year when such festivities were banned. Hours later, the senior assistant featured in the video, Johnson’s then press secretary Allegra Stratton resigned as adviser ...

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Kamiah Fire-Rescue Now First and Only Paramedic Level 911 Service In Upper Clearwater Valley – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

KFR KAMIAH – Kamiah Fire-Rescue (KFR), operating under a Joint Powers Agreement between the Town of Kamiah and the Kamiah Fire Protection District, has received his Paramedic and Emergency Response License. Inter-facility paramedic from the Idaho Bureau of EMS and Preparedness. It took a year to accomplish and is considered a major emergency medical services (EMS) improvement for Upper Clearwater ...

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Can Boudreau save the Canucks like the 2007-08 Capitals?

The Vancouver Canucks were in high spirits as they practice Monday, their first under new head coach Bruce Boudreau. Before anyone reads too much about the team’s exhilaration, the Canucks were all smiles in many of their practices this year under Travis Green, trying to stay positive despite their struggles. It’s hard to stay optimistic when you start the season ...

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Indonesian volcano erupts again, hampering rescue operations

SUMBERWULUH, INDONESIA – Mount Semeru, Indonesia, spat more ash on Monday, hampering the search for survivors as aerial footage showed the extent of the devastation caused by the deadly volcano eruption over the weekend. The largest mountain on the island of Java came to life on Saturday, sending a volcanic ash mushroom high into the sky and raining hot mud ...

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Hatchetbury Hosts First-ever Charity Guns Vs Hoses Ax Throwing Tournament

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and get news straight to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – The Hatchetbury, an ax throwing bar, hosted its very first Guns Vs. Pipe Charity Tournament today. Alachua County Firefighters and the Gainesville Police Department have teamed up to make it happen. “It’s going to be ...

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Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team braves the weather to bring injured climber to safety in Chur an t-Sneachda

Mountain rescuers braved appalling conditions when an injured man had to be laid on a stretcher during an avalanche in a Scottish national park. The Cairngorms Mountain Rescue Team (CMRT) shared a video on their social media after being called following reports of two people falling in an avalanche. The avalanche hit Chur an t-Sneachda in the Grampian Mountains, a ...

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Greenock teen missing for two days as cops launch frantic search

A teenage girl last seen in Greenock has been missing for two days as police launch a frantic search to locate her. Jade Murray, 16, was last seen on Cumberland Road on Friday, December 3 around 12:30 p.m. 1 Greenock teen missing for two days as cops launch frantic searchCredit: POLICE SCOTLAND The young teenager is described as being around ...

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Wild animals: Manatee rescued near Texas City Dike heads to San Antonio for medical treatment

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) – It doesn’t happen often, but there has been a sighting of manatees near the Texas City seawall. The large mammal was spotted in an industrial canal near the refineries. Several organizations came together to save the manatee on Friday after a sighting was reported a few days ago. It was then that the groups started ...

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Indian Navy accelerates rescue and relief operations; more than 54,000 people evacuated from Andhra Pradesh

With cyclonic storm “Jawad” likely to hit northern Andhra Pradesh on Saturday morning, the Indian Navy said on Friday it had stepped up rescue and relief operations to minimize damage. As the depression over the south-eastern Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify as a cyclonic storm, “Jawad” and moving north-west and is likely to cross the coasts of northern ...

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International Volunteer Day

Volunteering means providing services for free or “Fee Sabeelillah” (In the path of Allah). Volunteers are driven by the desire to contribute to the well-being of their society, without expectation of material reward. Their efforts promote civic values ​​and social cohesion. Since 1985, International Volunteer Day (IVD) has been celebrated on December 5 each year to promote volunteerism, encourage governments ...

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The horror of the M8 fireball as a car flares up on a busy highway with fire crews called in

Police were forced to shut down a busy section of the M8 after an engine was engulfed in flames near Harthill. The emergency services remain present on the scene of the roadway in an easterly direction between junctions 5 and 6 Friday afternoon. The engine caught fire around 4 p.m. (Image: Lynsey Fojut) Read more Related Articles Motorists were warned ...

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CFCC Hosts Public Safety Training Exhibit As Emergency Teams Search For Personnel

CASTLE HAYNE, NC (WECT) – Emergency personnel are one of the many groups that have faced staffing shortages during the pandemic. Thursday evening at Cape Fear Community College, emergency, fire and police services from across the region had the opportunity to meet with potential employees. “Anytime is a great opportunity to step into the realm of public safety,” said Chris ...

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55-year-old man arrested after Ayr apartments burnt down for aggression towards firefighters

A man has been arrested after he was allegedly “aggressive” towards firefighters fighting a fire in apartments in Ayr. Police confirmed they arrested a 55-year-old man shortly after firefighters rushed to the scene from an apartment in Argyle Park yesterday afternoon. Three fire trucks were dispatched to tackle the flames that spread to the ground floor of a property at ...

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Firefighters rescue maintenance workers who collapsed from dangerous fumes in stormwater pipe

Two maintenance workers collapsed after being submerged by dangerous fumes in a storm water line near Mitchells Plain on Tuesday, November 30. An operation by Cape Town firefighters rescued the workers, who are employed by a private contractor. FIRE FIGHTERS RESPOND TO EMERGENCY Firefighters responded to a confined space emergency under the Weltevreden Bridge on the R300 near Mitchells Plain ...

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SNP slammed as the Scots “turned away” from the recall shots – “Nothing short of a mess! | United Kingdom | New

Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon, 51, and Holyrood Health Secretary Humza Yousaf, 36, told Scots aged 40 and over to advance their reminder appointments to help minimize the impact of the Omicron variant. Ms Sturgeon told Members of the Scottish Parliament on Monday: “I say to anyone in a similar position to me: now try to bring your reminder date ...

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Priti Patel gives in to pressure to prevent RNLI from prosecution for saving lives of migrants

Priti Patel has bowed to pressure to prevent the RNLI and other charities from being prosecuted for rescuing asylum seekers in the English Channel. A controversial series of new laws would criminalize “facilitating the entry of asylum seekers” by taking them ashore, even if it is not done for payment or any sort of criminal gain. The Home Secretary has ...

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County Council Considering $ 1.5 Million Payment To Settle COVID-19 Employee Labor Dispute

County executive administration Marc Elrich has offered to give around $ 1.5 million to 83 public security workers to settle a dispute over payments for COVID-19 risks. Of the roughly $ 1.5 million, about $ 626,000 would go to county police employees, $ 602,000 would go to county fire and rescue employees, and $ 224,000 would go to sheriff’s office ...

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