Monthly Archives: July 2022

Top 5 most-read stories from the past week: 2 moose walk by sleeping man, Bergman Bowl construction halted by US Forest Service, local rescue group responds to a slew of emergencies

A man sprawls as he takes a nap on the lawn near the Riverwalk Center, unaware that two moose walked past him, Monday, July 25, 2022. Christie Stinger/Courtesy Photo The stories on this list have received the most pageviews on SummitDaily.com over the past week. 1. 2 moose roam near the man as he naps on the lawn in the ...

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Jackson County Search and Rescue Teams Rescue Dozens of Pacific Crest Trail Hikers as McKinney Fire Continues to Grow | Best Stories

HORNBROOK, Calif. – As the McKinney Fire continues to explode in the Klamath National Forest, search and rescue teams are rushing to Siskiyou County to get residents to safety. But with crews so scattered across the county, hikers along the Pacific Crest Trail near the Oregon-California border needed help getting out of the area. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s ...

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A bus bursts into flames as firefighters tackle the late night blaze on Kingston Bridge in Glasgow

FIRE crews fought a late night bus fire on Kingston Bridge last night. Dramatic footage from the scene shows a coach erupting in a massive fireball on the eastbound M8. 2 Firefighters rushed to the Kingston Bridge last night 2 Dramatic footage from the scene shows the bus engulfed in flames No one was injured in the fire. A spokesperson ...

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Dogs stranded abroad as families face changing rabies rules

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — She thought she had done everything necessary to bring their dog from Kenya to their new home. She had had the rabies vaccines updated in Nairobi. She had had a vet check the spotted spaniel for worms and sent photos of Toffee’s teeth to prove she was at least six months old. She had scanned her ...

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Lewis County PUD rescues cat and prevents power outages

By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] Raven is an adorable fluffy black cat. Unlike real crows, when he found himself on top of a power pole in Adna, Raven the cat couldn’t fly. Plus, his climbing abilities match the reputation of other cats: he’s better at climbing things than going down them. Ken and Julie Wiseman received a knock on ...

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Search and rescue teams recover 5 decomposed bodies of Assam based workers missing from Arunachal Pradesh

Search and rescue teams from Arunachal Pradesh found five decomposed bodies of the Assam based laborers who had disappeared from BRO road, Huri in Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh on July 5, it was reported on Friday Arunachal Pradesh Police. “So far, five decomposing bodies have been recovered and the search and rescue team has rescued 10 workers,” said ...

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Tennessee crews help Kentuckians during devastating floods

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – At least eight people have been killed by devastating flooding in parts of Kentucky. Floodwaters rose rapidly to reach the roofs of homes on Thursday morning after heavy storms dumped inches of rain in a short time. First responders from central Tennessee were dispatched to help rescue people from flooded areas and begin the recovery effort. ...

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Scottish government adviser: naloxone ‘didn’t make a difference’

Computer science was a pioneering intervention once hailed as a potential game-changer in reducing opioid overdose deaths. But in the more than 10 years since Scotland became the first country in the world to fund take-home naloxone kits as public health policy, deaths from drug abuse – mainly involving heroin, morphine and methadone – took a direction: upwards. So what ...

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At least 4 dead in landslide in Iran triggered by heavy rains

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A landslide triggered by heavy rains in the Iranian capital killed at least four people on Thursday, Iranian state television reported. The report said heavy rains in the early hours of Thursday caused flash floods and then landslides in the northwestern part of Tehran, and caused damage to Imamzadeh Davood, a religious shrine in the city. ...

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Perth flat engulfed in flames as emergency crews rushed to set fire

A FIRE broke out in a building in Perth tonight as emergency crews rushed to the scene. The fire engulfed a property on Rannoch Road and firefighters and police are currently on the scene. 1 A fire broke out at a flat in Rannoch Road in Perth A bystander told the Scottish Sun they heard a ‘big bang’ before the ...

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Elementary students recover faster from learning loss due to COVID, study finds | New

Elementary students are regaining the ground they lost during the pandemic at a faster rate than older students, recent research shows, but K-12 students are still years away from a recovery complete. By comparing the most recent National Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, assessment data from 8.3 million students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, researchers ...

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Officers recover human remains suggesting at least two victims in mill fire

Human remains indicating at least two victims have been found in a mill following a fire more than two months ago, police said. Specialist officers from Greater Manchester Police have started a search at Bismark House Mill in Oldham after remains were first discovered by wreckers on Saturday. The force said it received a report last Thursday that four Vietnamese ...

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Donated helicopter will help San Miguel Co. authorities with SAR, firefighting

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colorado – Thanks to an anonymous donor, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office now has a new Airbus H-125 helicopter which can assist in search and rescue as well as firefighting missions. The Airbus H-125 is mainly used for high altitude operations. It is the only type of helicopter that has landed and taken off from Mount ...

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A schoolboy’s family in an emotional plea to reduce the number of water-related tragedies

William McNally, 13, suffered brain damage in the River Gryffe near Linwood in Renfrewshire last June at a place where youngsters traditionally gathered to cool off in hot weather. His grieving relatives have urged people to be wary of wild swimming spots so their families don’t have to go through the same ordeal. And they revealed the grief still felt ...

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Offshore wind to the rescue! The Texas proposal could keep us cool when indoor wind farms can’t.

A strong breeze on a hot summer day. Is there anything better? Yes actually. According to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, a proposal for a new offshore wind farm larger than the city of Houston promises to take that Gulf Coast breeze and put it to work generating electricity for some 2.3 million households. Part of a larger Biden ...

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Robot-Assisted Surgery Expands BACH Capabilities at Fort Campbell

FORT CAMPBELL, KY – Robot-assisted surgery may seem like something out of a futuristic sci-fi movie to some, but it’s actually a safe and increasingly common method that delivers better patient outcomes than traditional surgery. “Before, it was a rare thing for [healthcare] institutions to have. They would be in very large medical centers, but now the technology is spreading ...

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Drone saves 14-year-old boy from drowning on Spanish beach

After being rescued, the boy was sent to a local hospital and given oxygen. (Representative) Gandia, Spain: A pioneering drone rescue service deployed to Spanish beaches saved the life of a 14-year-old boy this month as he battled a powerful tide off a beach in Valencia, its operators said. The drone dropped a life jacket into the sea which was ...

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Campers rescued by boat after tents were partially submerged in heavy rain

A photo of the scene shared by the Greenock Coastguard Rescue Team The Loch Lomond Lifeboat said it was called to a report of a family being ‘carried away’ from their tent at the north end of the loch shortly after midnight on Sunday. The crew attended the scene and found the family in Ardleish on the east bank. Register ...

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Search beagles reach rescue groups as campaign to repatriate 4,000 dogs begins : NPR

Sue Bell holds one of more than a dozen beagles that arrived at the headquarters of animal rescue group Homeward Trails in Fairfax Station, Va., on Thursday, while posing for a portrait. The dogs were a small part of around 4,000 beagles rescued from a research facility where conditions proved to be inhumane. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for NPR hide caption toggle ...

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Dog leads rescuers to owner after falling 70ft while hiking

The dog’s owner, a 53-year-old man, fell nearly 70 feet while hiking with his canine companion on July 12 in Nevada County, Calif., according to a Nevada County Search and Rescue Facebook post. But it wasn’t until the next day that the man was able to reach an area with cell service and call for help. His steep fall left ...

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Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue called for unattended disposable barbecue

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue teams have been called to report an open fire in a park in Kidlington. Crews found a disposal barbecue that had been left unattended and the fire had spread to the large log it was placed on. A spokesperson for Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue said: “Remember not to leave any fires or barbecues unattended, particularly in ...

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A Scottish gang member set a car on fire in a suspected arson attack in revenge following the shooting of a criminal clan as cops launch an investigation

COPS investigate a suspected revenge arson attack on the home of a gang member imprisoned for his role in a crime clan shootout. Chloe Walker’s car was set on fire in her driveway after her early release from an eight-year prison sentence. 1 Chloe Walker’s car was set on fire in her driveway after her early release from an eight-year ...

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Williamsburg rescue group tackles beagles at closed Envigo facility – Daily Press

WILLIAMSBURG — About 30 dogs rescued from a Cumberland kennel will soon call Williamsburg home. The local Homes Fur Hounds rescue should take in at least four beagle mothers and their litters along with 12-15 adult plus weaned puppies. The dogs are among approximately 4,000 dogs that will be removed from the Envigo facility, which bred dogs to be sold ...

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Recent Oak Island drownings prompt changes to improve safety

Since the start of peak beach season on Oak Island, four people have drowned in the island’s scenic waters. Most recently, a 52-year-old man suffered a rip current at the public beach access near the center of the island on July 3. The tragedy cast a dark cloud over the July 4 holiday and inspired change among the island’s first ...

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Body of Olympic National Park climber found by rescue team

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! National Park Service officials said late Wednesday that the body of a climber who went missing Monday night in Olympic National Park has been found. Sean Allen, 38, of Port Angeles, was found by rescuers using a helicopter to locate the man, whose body was at the southern end of Mounty Mystery, ...

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Police reminder on correct use of 999 as summer demand expected to rise

Police Scotland are reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency. Police Scotland are reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency as the service prepares for one of the busiest times of the year. The summer months see an increase in demand with people travelling, big events such as music festivals taking place and a return to ...

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The rescue plan committee begins its meeting | Heralrepublican

ANGOLA – Steuben County’s American Rescue Plan Act committee began meeting on Wednesday to determine how to spend the nearly $3.7 million the county will have. While no concrete plans were made, the committee outlined various ways the money could be used or, as Steuben County Board of Commissioners Chairman Wil Howard puts it, invested. The county received a total ...

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Homes destroyed by wildfires in London on hottest day

At least 41 homes have been damaged in the wildfires on the outskirts of London. (Representative) London: Several homes have been destroyed in wildfires in parts of London, which have seen extreme heat as temperatures topped 40 degrees Celsius for the first time on record. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said firefighters in the British capital yesterday experienced their busiest 24 ...

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Border Collie a Hero, ‘True Lassie’ at the Man Who Well 70 feet in the Tahoe National Forest

A man’s Border Collie acted like a ‘true Lassie’ after falling 70ft in a remote section of the Tahoe National Forest last week and the animal helped lead a search and rescue team to him, authorities said. The 53-year-old believed he broke his hip and ribs after falling on the night of July 12, NBC affiliate KCRA of Sacramento reported. ...

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Free asbestos and fire safety event for social housing providers

Free asbestos and fire safety event for social housing providers Wednesday August 3, 2022 – Merchants House of Glasgow (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Are you or do you work for a social landlord based in Scotland? Do you have questions about your asbestos and fire responsibilities? Want to learn more about KPIs for resident safety? If you answered yes ...

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Diverse Erie’s new grant program offers up to $500,000 to local groups

Up to half a million dollars is available to organizations through a new grant program offered by Diverse Erie. The hope is to impact communities in Erie County. Grant applications are now being accepted for Diverse Erie’s new grant program called the Generational Impact Grant. Diverse Erie and the Erie County Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission launched the Generational Impact ...

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Person involved in vandalism and fires at two Bethesda churches has been identified, county police say

Montgomery County police say they have identified a person involved in the vandalism of two churches along Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda. Three churches close to each other were vandalized over the weekend of July 9-10, including two that were set on fire, authorities said. At St. Jane Frances Parish in Chantal, a fire damaged several pews and several ...

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UK weather: ‘It’s no longer denial…it’s here’ – Why climate change will make this heatwave more dangerous | UK News

The UK could reach its highest temperature on record today or tomorrow, surpassing the current record of 38.7C (101F) set in Cambridge in 2019. The mercury can soar above 38°C (100°F), 39°C (102°F) or even 40°C (104°F) in parts of the country, with the current heat wave expected to peak on Tuesday, before cooler conditions arrive from the Atlantic, rather ...

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OKC Search & Rescue teaches Duncan residents to continue the search for a missing woman

DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) – Oklahoma City Metro Search and Rescue is wrapping up its search for a missing Duncan woman this weekend. Before the professionals leave, they train the citizens to search for 84-year-old Margie Pickens, who disappeared more than a month ago. The OKC Metro SAR team leaves Duncan, but some Duncan residents refuse to rest. “We will search ...

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San Diego comic book stores went through the wringer. Can Comic-Con come to the rescue?

When “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was released in early May, customers walked into Mathias Lewis’ comic book shop to chat about the film. Many bought Doctor Strange stuff. Two months later, when “Thor: Love and Thunder” came out, people still wanted to talk. But few bought. “The desire is there,” said Lewis, owner of Knowhere Games and ...

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Missing person on the beach between Holkham and Wells Beach

Wells Coastal Lifeboat was called by HM Coastguard at 10.33pm to conduct a shoreline search for a missing person who had not returned to their car at the beach road car park, while she was walking with another person. The inshore lifeboat was launched at 10:46 p.m. outside the boathouse with three volunteer crew members on board and began a ...

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Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue seeks funds

The nonprofit is seeking funds to help with equipment upgrades, a leaky roof, and other needs to continue its mission. SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Every year, Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue devotes more than 9,000 hours of service to more than 120 vital missions. Funded primarily by donations and made up of all unpaid volunteers, the nonprofit works with ...

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31C expected in parts of England on Sunday ahead of record highs

Temperatures are expected to reach 31C in central England on Sunday before record highs next week. The Met Office forecast dry weather for Wales, the Midlands, south east and south west England on Sunday as temperatures soar to 31C in most places when a orange extreme heat warning goes into effect. North West and North East England, as well as ...

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Municipal modernization program | Town of Georgina

Online survey The Town of Georgina and the Town of East Gwillimbury have partnered to review fire and emergency services.A survey was created to obtain input from each community to help plan the future of the fire service. Take the survey and share your thoughts on the Mission Statement, Vision Statement and Guiding Principles. Your feedback will help shape the ...

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Brecon Mountain Rescue team rescues ‘exhausted’ man lost in Elan Valley

A man has been rescued after being ‘exhausted and disoriented’ in Elan Valley this week. The Brecon Mountain Rescue Team came to the aid of the man after he called Dyfed-Powys Police for help after becoming lost in the area on July 11. The team searched the area with the help of Maritime Agency and Coastguard Rescue 187 and Search ...

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Vaccination is better than fighting fires and trying to treat a disease once it has taken hold

Farmers often view vaccines as expensive, but the reality is that unrealistic levels of biosecurity and husbandry are needed to prevent many common sheep diseases, yet vaccination is so much more cost effective and easier to implement. According to Veterinary Animal Husbandry Adviser, Dr. Kat Baxter-Smith of MSD Animal, managing disease through vaccination is better than “fighting fires” and trying ...

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East Carolina animal shelter rescues 14 puppies; exceeds capacity

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – When a western North Carolina animal shelter was overwhelmed after taking in more than 80 dogs, an East Carolina rescue stepped in to help. A group of 14 ten-week-old puppies arrived at the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina. They are part of a group of 80 dogs turned over to the Davidson County Animal Shelter last ...

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Dramatic rescue of Lizard lifeboat after motorboat hit rocks

The Lizard Lifeboat was involved in a dramatic rescue yesterday morning after a 41ft motorboat with three people on board hit rocks. The lifeboat crew were called at 6.24am on Wednesday July 13 after the boat struck rocks just west of Black Head. RNLB Rose was launched at 6.34am and arrived at the scene at 6.42am. When they arrived at ...

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Wanted felon shot dead after pulling gun on deputies at NW Harris County motel, sheriff says

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A wanted felon was fatally shot after pulling his gun on deputies at a northwest Harris County motel, officials said. At around 1.15pm, law enforcement said they were looking for a wanted man, 45, at a Scottish inn in the 15700 block of Kuykendhal Road. A deputy was inside the lobby doing investigative work when ...

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Covered California warns of higher health insurance costs if US bailout expires

With the scheduled recess of Congress at the end of July and health insurance markets finalizing their rates for the 2023 coverage year, timely action is critical in deciding the future of health insurance benefits. US rescue plan. The law, which provides more and expanded federal financial assistance and has helped millions of Americans get health insurance through the Affordable ...

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CRIMINAL FIRE? POLICE WORK WITH FIRE DEPARTMENT TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF PARKBURY FIRE – Island Echo

Hampshire Constabulary are working alongside the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to establish the exact circumstances of yesterday’s fire at the derelict Parkbury Hotel in Sandown. As first reported by Echo of the IslandSeveral fire crews were mobilized to The Broadway at 7:00 p.m. just after smoke was seen coming from the roof of the old ...

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A prisoner threatens to commit suicide on top of a tree and falls into a rescue net

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Kottayam native, who is serving a life sentence at Poojapura Central Jail, has created fear by raising a suicide threat after climbing a tree on Tuesday. Subhash, who was convicted of murder, gave the slip to prison officials as they took him out for office-related matters and climbed the tree. Although prison officials tried ...

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Highland Council set to meet Scottish Government landfill ban for biodegradable waste three years ahead of deadline after securing £58m deal for disposal of residual household and commercial waste

Click here to sign up for our curated newsletters! Construction is underway of the Longman Waste Transfer Station. Council awards Viridor £58m residual waste contract Approximately 72,000 tonnes of waste will be processed by Viridor each year Deal means local authority will meet 2026 landfill ban deadline Electricity from the Viridor waste energy plant will go into the national grid ...

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Belgorod: the new giant Russian submarine built for nuclear war

On July 8, the Russian Navy took delivery of K-329 Belgorod, the world’s longest nuclear-powered submarine, Russian submarine builder Sevmash said in a press release. Although Belgorod’s exact specifications have not been made public, Naval News reports that Belgorod’s Oscar II-class enlarged hull is estimated to be 178 meters long and 15 meters wide, making the only Typhoon-class submarine the ...

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Lough Derg RNLI responds to a Mayday from a sinking ship with 7 people on board

On Monday afternoon July 11, the Valentia Coastguard called out the Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist seven people on a 60ft vessel which was taking on water and sinking. The Valentia Coast Guard gave lifeboat volunteers the coordinates of the vessel, which was at a location south of Mountshannon Harbor on the County Clare coast. At 2:42 ...

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Chalmers team working on three-drone autonomous search and rescue system

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden are working on a new autonomous search and rescue system consisting of a marine vessel capable of launching a fleet of fixed-wing drones to explore a predefined area, as well as powered quadcopters live. Fleeing a war or disaster zone to take refuge in another country can sometimes involve the perilous crossing ...

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Fire 7 tablet drops to record low £24.99 for Amazon Prime Day – don’t miss out

AMAZON Prime Day starts tomorrow, but there are already some hot deals live. And one of our favorite discounts is for the Fire 7 tablets, which have been reduced to an all time low of just £24.99. 1 The 2019 Fire 7 tablet is now at its lowest price EVER for Prime Day Fire 7 tablet, 32GB, £24.99 (save £35), ...

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Coldstream Family Golf Tournament scores an ace for VSAR – Vernon Morning Star

They don’t need to search for people to participate or open their wallets. When Cheryl and Jody Lambert of Coldstream, owners of Geotech Drilling, host a golf tournament for Vernon Search and Rescue, friends, family and colleagues eagerly show their support. The second SOS For VSAR (Supporting Our Searchers) golf tournament was held recently at Vernon Golf and Country Club, ...

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Two churches vandalized and burned in Bethesda this weekend

Two Bethesda churches were vandalized and set on fire over the weekend in incidents that authorities say are linked. At 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a call about a fire at the North Bethesda United Methodist Church at 10100 Old Georgetown Road. The main part of the church was untouched and damage was ...

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Woman rushed to hospital after ‘stabbing’ Scots Tesco as cops lock down scene

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital after an alleged ‘stabbing’ incident at a Scots Tesco. Cops locked down the scene outside the store on Dalmarnock Road in Rutherglen. 1 Cops locked down the scene at Tesco in DalmarnockCredit: Google Emergency services rushed to the store around 1.30pm today. It is understood the store was evacuated following the alleged incident. ...

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How a Danbury nonprofit plans to ‘save’ 1million pounds of food this year for households in need

DANBURY — The young group of seven volunteers from the Church of Latter-day Saints arrive at the Triangle Street warehouse in Danbury each week in two groups. First, the boys help sort and place on the shelves two truckloads of donated food dropped off that morning, then the girls come in to pack the over 100 boxes of food to ...

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LCBDDA collaborates with Rescue 1122 for life support and fire safety training – Latest News – The Nation

LAHORE- To establish community rescue service through basic care and fire safety training session, Lahore Central Business District Development Authority (LCBDDA), also known as Central Business District (CBD) Punjab, collaborated with Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122.The training session was conducted at CBD House Punjab. During this session, CEOs, middle managers and auxiliary staff of CBD Punjab received hands-on training ...

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A rescue mission has been triggered near TRNSMT amid fears over a person in River Clyde

A RESCUE operation was reportedly launched this afternoon amid fears that a person had gone missing in the water near the TRNSMT festival. Emergency services rushed to Glasgow’s Albert Bridge near Glasgow Green. 2 Police and water rescue teams could be seen scouring the area below the bridgeCredit: Alamy 2 Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident near ...

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Burned-out vehicles found in Dundee as police confirm car stolen

Burned-out vehicles found in Dundee as police confirm car stolen Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. Linked to An ...

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Climb to the summit of Mount Hood

In early June, Jon Goodwin climbed Mount Hood with a team from Portland Mountain Rescue, enjoying plenty of views from the top of Oregon’s tallest peak. MOUNT HOOD, Ore. – Let’s Get Out of This Week is the conclusion to our three-week series that takes us to the top of Mount Hood. Whether you aspire to climb it one day ...

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Police rescue bridge jumper in Riga / Article

On June 28, shortly after 9 p.m., the water safety and civil protection department of the Rīga city police received information from the employees of the State Fire and Rescue Service about a man who was going to jump into the Daugava from the Salu bridge. While surveying the body of water near the Salu bridge, the rescuer found no ...

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Rescue team makes contact with stranded climbers

The ground rescue team made contact with climbers Shehroze Kashif and Fazal Ali on Thursday after they lost contact and became stranded on Nanga Parbat, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. . Naga Parbat Camp-2 is at an approximate altitude of 19,000 feet. According to the army’s media wing, Pakistan Army Air Force pilots would attempt to airlift the stranded climbers ...

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TABLE WORK: Why do actors call it ‘The Scottish Play’?

“Double, double, toil and difficulty; / The fire burns and the cauldron bubble” are perhaps two of Shakespeare’s most famous lines. So famous, in fact, that they are more often quoted by accident because the most people probably know them as a generic magic spell, rather than lines of Macbeth’s Tragedy. Likewise, many are aware of the superstition that the ...

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Grants aim to elevate violence reduction work to the grassroots

Grassroots groups working to reduce violence in Marion County will receive a cash injection. Elevation grants provide more than $4.3 million to 31 grassroots organization programs that address the root causes of violence. These programs focus on youth empowerment, improved mental health and neighborhood safety. The amount of money distributed by the Indianapolis Foundation is five times higher this ...

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These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service teams have been tackling on the Fylde Coast this week – Monday July 4 to Friday July 8, 2022

We’ll update this story daily with the latest firefighter news: MONDAY JULY 4 – Tertiary building fire in Poulton-le-Fylde Register to our daily newsletter Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Six fire engines from Blackpool, Bispham, Fleetwood, South Shore and St Annes were called to Beacon Road around 1.30pm on Monday July 4. The Command Support Unit and the Blackburn Air ...

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Howell trench collapse triggers OSHA investigation, reminder

HOWELL, NJ – A June 30 incident in which a worker was trapped in a collapsed trench at a residential construction site in Howell has prompted a new call for safety from the Safety and Security Administration. Occupational Health from the US Department of Labor. “All New Jersey employers must take the necessary steps to protect workers from trench-related fatalities ...

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Council increases school patrols

Posted on July 05, 2022 West Dunbartonshire Council is to increase patrols around schools and childcare centers following a relentless spate of vandalism and anti-social behavior in schoolyards. Officers from the Council’s Anti-Social Behavior Team will include educational premises during their community patrols and Police Scotland will also monitor sites to reduce senseless vandalism to school premises. Police Scotland Crime ...

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Residents call for change at Roswell Animal Shelter

ROSWELL, NM – Some local residents are sounding the alarm over what they say is cat and dog abuse at the city’s tax-funded animal shelter. The concern was expressed in the form of an hour-long protest Saturday on the lawn of the Chaves County Courthouse during the UFO festival. “Most people didn’t know this stuff was happening and most people ...

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Lancashire firefighters urge students to stop burning textbooks | Students

To the dismay of local firefighters, the act of book burning was taken up by Lancashire GCSE students to celebrate the end of their exams. Pupils burned their textbooks, starting three fires in one night in Preston last week. The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has urged students to donate or sell their textbooks instead of setting them on fire. ...

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Record temperatures trigger avalanche in Italy as largest Alpine glacier collapses

An avalanche triggered by the collapse of the largest glacier in the Italian Alps left at least six people dead and eight injured on Sunday, according to local rescue services. Up to 15 people are currently lacking. The glacier collapsed on the mountain of Marmolada, the highest in the italian dolomitesnear the hamlet of Punta Rocca, on the route normally ...

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Five Thoughts on Quantum Leap’s “Black on White on Fire” and “The Great Spontini” – Multiversity Comics

Greetings, jumpers. This week, we have an episode that does its best for race, and makes all dads sad about us. Let’s dig. 1. Bless their hearts “Black on White on Fire” is an episode that I remember very well because it was another “Sam jumps into an African American” episode, and an episode in the heart of the Watts ...

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647 people drown every day. Here’s how to avoid being one of them

Originally posted: JUL 03, 22 09:34 ETBy Forrest Brown, CNN (CNN) — On Good Friday 2017, Wyatt Werneth received a call from his wife, who had gone shopping with their daughter: The car broke down. Please save us. Werneth jumped into his vehicle to help, passing by Patrick Space Force Base near Cape Canaveral, Florida. From the A1A highway, Werneth ...

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First responders rescue 3 visitors in Po’ipu waters

PO’IPU – First responders performed a rescue at sea involving three California visitors in Po’ipu on Thursday afternoon. PO’IPU – First responders performed a rescue at sea involving three California visitors in Po’ipu on Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported. Around 1 p.m., first responders were dispatched for an at-sea rescue at a surf spot commonly known as Acid Drops ...

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Helicopter rescue team was pressed into service on day one to rescue injured woman in Toquerville Falls – St George News

ST. GEORGE- It was the first day for the Utah Department of Public Safety’s new Southern Utah Helicopter Rescue Team, and it only took a few hours to prove themselves. The Utah Department of Public Safety Aero Bureau Southern Utah team helicopter sits in a church parking lot, Toquerville, Utah, July 1, 2022 | Photo by Ron Chaffin, St. George ...

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PHOTOS: Jean’s Bothy Helensburgh Mental Health Center opens

The Helensburgh Community Mental Health Center, Jean’s Bothy, opened its doors to the community over the weekend by hosting two public open houses. The mental health and well-being center welcomed visitors on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June. Those who attended have the chance to participate in games and raffles, with face-painting, stalls, tea and cake also on offer. Raffle ...

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Auto-renewal failure sends Search and Rescue after senator’s family

(Photo courtesy of Jay Hemphill)Canyon walls in the Gila Wilderness, as captured on the Hemphill family’s shortened hiking trip last week. On Thursday, June 23, members of Grant County Search and Rescue were dispatched to the Gila Wilderness to search for Senator Siah Correa Hemphill’s husband, Jay Hemphill, and sons, 15 and 9, who were reported missing. after the backpacker ...

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Bootle Fire Station watch manager John Bradley retires from the Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service

ONE of Cumbria’s longest serving firefighters has hung up his hat after nearly 50 years of incredible service. Bootle Fire Station Superintendent John Bradley completed his last shift last night after 47 years with the Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service. The 69-year-old, who also works part-time as a builder and carpenter, attributed the age to his decision to retire. He ...

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