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Harrisonburg City Council hears update on proposed homeless service center

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – The City of Harrisonburg purchased more than three acres of land and a 6,730 square foot building on North Main Street this summer to help the city create its permanent low-barrier shelter for adults without shelter. The City Council has committed a portion of its American Rescue Plan Act funding to this project as the COVID-19 ...

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🌱 Back to Work Soft Skills And Job Search + Rescue Brew Beer Winners

Hello everyone. It’s Monday in Charleston and I’m back in your inbox with everything good to print on what’s happening in town. I wish you all a nice day. But first, today’s weather: Sunny to partly cloudy. High: 59 Low: 47. 🏡 Attention real estate agents in Charleston! We are now offering an exclusive sponsorship opportunity for an agent interested ...

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Hernando County dog ​​operation services suspended due to virus

Suspended services will include dog adoptions, admissions, surgeries and rescue transfers. HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. — After consulting with experts at the University of Florida, canine operations in Hernando County will be suspended beginning Saturday due to canine pneumovirus, according to a news release. Suspended services will include dog adoptions, admissions, surgeries and rescue transfers. The county says pneumovirus is generally ...

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Airmen fly to the rescue

Helping homeowners stranded in mid-west New South Wales was a rewarding experience for two Air Force Airmen during Operation Flood Assist 22-2. Deployed to Forbes, NSW, the airmen worked with volunteers from the State Emergency Service (SES) after record flooding. Chief Airman Kade Kennaway and Chief Airwoman Anya Morris, from RAAF Base Townsville, flew by helicopter to a property 30km ...

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The true story of the Crown Windsor Castle fire and what happened next

Warning: Contains SPOILERS for The crown season 5Among the many crises enveloping the royal family in The crown season 5 is the devastating fire that ravaged Windsor Castle in 1992. Like many issues that arise in the fifth season of The crownscreenwriter Peter Morgan posits that the fire is a metaphor for the chaotic state of the seemingly antiquated royal ...

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University town student honored for July flood rescue

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — University City High School honored a student Friday after saving a child during historic July flooding. John Trotter is a cadet and sophomore in high school, and he was honored with a big surprise at the high school’s Veterans Day ceremony on Friday. He was awarded the JROTC Air Force Silver Valor Medal, which is awarded ...

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Man arrested for shooting on Porto Madrid Boulevard

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Birmingham Police are investigating after a shooting on November 7 at around 8.46pm on Boulevard Oporto Madrid. Police say the suspect has been identified as Mazin Othman, 40, of Hoover, Alabama. Birmingham 911 received a Shot Spotter notification that a shot had been fired in the vicinity of 125 Porto Madrid Boulevard. A Chevron is located ...

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Fears grow over cuts to Tyne and Wear Fire as Rescue Service as the brigade faces overspending worth more than £650,000

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) bosses are facing a budget overrun of more than £650,000 this year. It comes amid warnings that rising fuel and energy bills, as well as higher than expected salary increases for staff, could have a devastating impact on vital lifeline services in the area. However, job losses or restrictions on services are ...

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Twelve arrested as emergency services attacked with fireworks, petrol bombs and bricks during Bonfire Night

Twelve people have been arrested following the Bonfire Night unrest which saw emergency services attacked with bricks, Molotov cocktails and fireworks. Police said the majority of serious incidents occurred in Edinburgh, where members of the public, firefighters and police were targeted by young people. Three officers needed medical attention after their vehicles were smashed with bricks, one was treated for ...

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Firefighters tackle serious house fire in Crewe near schools and colleges | Local News | New

The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service tackled a serious house fire in Crewe – located near several schools and a college. The incident on Woodside Avenue, Wistaston, near the junction with Dane Bank Avenue – happened at 5.01pm yesterday (November 3). A fire engine from Crewe and one from Middlewich arrived at the scene – tackling the house fire. One ...

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Storm Claudico: RNLI heroes face rain and rough seas as they rescue couple from capsized yacht

This is the moment a couple were rescued from dangerous conditions just off Sandbanks after their £150,000 yacht capsized in high winds as Storm Claudico hit in the early hours of Tuesday. Volunteers from the Royal National Lifeboat Association (RNLI) in Swanage received a call on May 1 just before midnight when 80mph gusts began to blast the vessel, named ...

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Resilience grants of up to £5,000 available for community groups in West Yorkshire

The Community Grant Initiative, which was launched last year, aims to help communities in West Yorkshire increase their resilience and preparedness, ensuring they are ready in the event of a major incident. In the initiative’s first year, over 20 organizations received funding ranging from £130 to £5,000. Successful projects included offers of search and rescue equipment for mountain rescue teams, ...

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A firefighter sacrifices his life, 14 years after being rescued during an earthquake

Two firefighters who died battling a mountain fire in Xintian county, Henan province, were recently honored posthumously as martyrs. One of the firefighters, Cai Maoqiang, was from the Sichuan Province Forest Fire Department. He suffered severe burns while providing cover for comrades-in-arms to evacuate from a fire on October 21 and later died despite rescue efforts. Cai Maoqiang and Xiao ...

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Pasco County Fire Rescue’s First-Ever Designated “Fire Officer”

Kyle Paton became the very first certified firefighter in the history of the fire department and one of 664 in the world. PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Pasco County Fire Rescue now has a fire officer after training captain Kyle Paton completed the process that awards the professional title. Paton became the very first certified firefighter in the history of the ...

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Creeslough: Secretary of State thanks Northern Ireland emergency services at Derry event for help in Donegal tragedy

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has praised the work of the Northern Ireland Emergency Services who responded to the tragedy at Creeslough in County Donegal earlier this month. Chris Heaton-Harris, along with Health Minister Robin Swann, met representatives of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and the Fire and Rescue Service during a visit to Derry on Thursday. Mr ...

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Maryland crash leaves 1 dead, others injured in Montgomery County

UPDATE, October 16, 10:12 a.m. — The Montgomery County Police Department said the collision was between a truck and a jeep. A man who was a passenger in the Jeep died at the scene. Doctors took the driver of the Jeep to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the truck and the passengers inside were slightly injured. The ...

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West Vancouver firefighters respond: Fire near Cypress Falls Park

Breadcrumb Links New Local News West Vancouver Fire and Rescue firefighting with support from BC Wildfire Service crews Author of the article: Publication date : October 14, 2022 • 26 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation A helicopter dumps water on a wildfire in West Vancouver on Friday, October 14, 2022. Photo by Jason Payne /PNG ...

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Air Force’s new search and rescue helicopter heads for first deployment

The Air Force’s new HH-60W Jolly Green II combat search and rescue helicopter has deployed overseas for the first time, a milestone in more than a decade. Airmen from the 347th Rescue Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, departed with the HH-60W Sept. 24, though the Air Force did not say where they deployed or how long they might ...

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How a man outwitted Chinese wet markets and the Taliban to save dogs

It’s like Rambo goes to the dogs. Jeffrey Beri, a tough, native New Yorker, is on a mission to save dogs everywhere from all forms of misfortune, including torture, painful death, and even consumption as a delicacy. Head of the non-profit organization No Dogs Left Behind, Beri has traveled the world, bringing pooches out of harm’s way in hotspots such ...

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Families of 148 fallen firefighters gather for candlelight service | public safety

Being at a fire department event without her husband was “surreal” for Kate Muñoz, 49. Her husband, Henry Muñoz, died in July 2021 aged 50 after a two-year battle with brain cancer, linked to his 20 years as a firefighter. He was a firefighter with the Los Angeles Fire Department when he died. “Every fire we’ve seen was with our ...

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Surrey Fire and Rescue Service donates another vehicle to Ukraine

Two Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) staff traveled to Poland yesterday (Thursday October 6th) to donate another Land Rover 4×4 to the Ukrainian Fire and Rescue Service. This donation is part of Convoy 4 of the National Fire Chief Council and UK charity FIREAID. Convoy 3, which was delivered in May this year, also saw a donation of two ...

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A fire unit specializing in water rescue could move to Yarmouth

Published: 06:45 5 October 2022 A specialist rescue unit could be moved from Thetford to Great Yarmouth, to help deal with the large number of animals that remain stranded after falling into ditches near Acle Strait. Fire bosses say the Technical Rescue Unit (TRU) should be moved from the southwest of the county to the seaside, due to the frequency ...

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Friday night fire damages several townhouses in Silver Spring, authorities say

A fire damaged several townhouses Friday night in the 3500 block of Landing Way in Silver Spring, displacing several families, authorities said. Up to six families have been displaced by the blaze, according to a video that Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department spokesman Pete Piringer posted on Twitter. Firefighters helped some residents out of their homes, but did not ...

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West Midlands Festival of Rescue: when is it and how can I watch?

Britain’s Rescue Festival is coming to the West Midlands this weekend (30 September – 1 October). The Festival of Rescue is the main rescue competition in the UK, and this year the West Midlands Fire Service will hold it in central Birmingham. Hundreds of firefighters from across the UK and beyond will compete to be crowned among the best in ...

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Kings Point Delray damaged by possible tornado from Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc in South Florida Tuesday night, spawning at least two confirmed tornadoes in Broward and a possible tornado that damaged Kings Point Delray. In Kings Point, west of Delray Beach, an apparent hit left two people hospitalized and 35 others displaced, said Capt. Tom Reyes, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. At around 9:15 p.m., fire ...

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Body found at Porthallow search for missing Helston area woman

A body has been found by emergency services searching for a woman who has been missing since the early hours of this morning. Police were called early this morning (Monday September 26) to concerns for the welfare of a woman in her 60s, who was reported missing from her home in the Helston area. The search led officers to Porthallow ...

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Migrants rescued from a flotilla of boats crossing the English Channel

More than 650 people crossed the English Channel in a flotilla of small boats on Friday, according to UK government figures. Fifteen boats were intercepted, the UK Ministry of Defense said, while 65 people were rescued by French authorities. Asylum seekers crossing the English Channel are a big political problem, as more and more people try to make the journey, ...

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On the ground in Puerto Rico with Maryland Task Force 1

FEMA’s Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces have been activated to assist citizens of the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona made landfall on Sunday as a Category 1 storm. The storm dumped nearly 30 inches of rain in 72 hours in parts of the country after making landfall on Puerto Rico’s far southwest coast near Punta Tocon. ...

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A barrage of gunfire at an apartment complex in Birmingham leaves 1 dead, 1 injured and several cars, houses damaged

Gunfire erupted in an apartment complex in south Birmingham on Tuesday night, leaving one dead and another injured. Just before 10 p.m. Birmingham Police responded to multiple shots fired at Adona Apartments on Aspen Run Drive near Green Springs Highway. Officer Truman Fitzgerald said 911 received numerous calls about the shooting. Upon arrival, they found a wrecked vehicle in the ...

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Van Hollen and Raskin ask the Navy to repair a dilapidated fire station at Naval Support Activity Bethesda

US Senator Chris Van Hollen is asking the Navy to pay for improvements to the fire station on the Bethesda Naval Support Activity campus, which has fallen into such disrepair that a firefighter has been seriously injured when it partially fell through the ground this summer. Van Hollen (D-Md.) held a brief press conference outside NSA Bethesda Monday, the base ...

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president of the Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire Company honored | news/fairfax

On September 13, Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company (FOVFR) President Jonathan Wood received a special lifetime achievement award for 50 years of consecutive operational service at the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services Awards at the Fairfax County Government Center. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay (D), County Fire Chief John Butler and Volunteer Fire Commission Chairman ...

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RVAC will start billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year

The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps will begin billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year in a bid to raise revenue to offset the rising cost of first aid supplies and hire more staff to answer calls. The new billing has the potential to raise up to $2.36 million per year, according to initial projections from RVAC’s billing company. ...

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Mission Fire Rescue Service set to open citywide on October 2 for Fire Prevention Week

Mission, BC—After two years of virtual Fire Prevention Week programming, Mission Fire Rescue Service is pleased to invite the community to meet with its staff and the Emergency Assistance Services team at locations across the city to the Fire Safety Grand Tour event on Sunday, October 2. “It’s been over two years since we’ve been able to hold our Fire ...

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Canadian Coast Guard welcomes CCGS Shediac Bay to service

DARTMOUTH, NS, September 13, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the protection of from Canada marine environment. That’s why providing members of the Canadian Coast Guard with the ships they need to continue providing these essential services to Canadians under the National Shipbuilding Strategy is a priority for ...

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Parts of Loudoun are cut off from fire departments by bridge weight limits

Firefighting vehicles cannot reach parts of Loudoun without violating weight limits posted on bridges, and other areas could see firefighters having to take longer alternative routes, the Combined Rescue Service has warned. and Loudoun County Fire Department. The issue arose after a Loudoun County deputy stopped a Philomont tanker. According to an Aug. 24 memo to the board of supervisors, ...

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Hood River Crag Rats hit record number of 2022 rescues

The Hood River Crag Rats are an all-volunteer, donation-funded search and rescue team. In 2022, they responded to over 50 calls near Mount Hood and in the gorge. MOUNT HOOD, Oregon – Perched at 6,000 feet, Cloud Cap Inn sits at the base of the north side of Mount Hood. The historic building was once owned by the US Forest ...

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‘Exceptional’ year for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service as it paves the way for innovative new technology

In its annual report released this week, the LFRS said it had: – attended to 19,000 emergency incidents (a 10% increase over the previous year) – performed over 17,600 residential fire safety checks (a 30% increase) – educated 66,141 children and young people on incident prevention (an increase of 213%) – recruited 50 on-call firefighters In addition to the more ...

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Fire services report a wave of fires in Bidston Hill

EMERGENCY services were called to eight separate incidents in and around Bidston Hill last week. In one week from August 30, the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service reported eight incidents involving fires set in grassland and gorse. Since the spate of fires, Merseyside Police said they have stepped up patrols in the area. A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: “Officers are ...

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Frontline Workers Recognized on National Service Day

National Service Day is marked by a number of parades across the country to recognize the work of frontline personnel in emergency, health, safety and volunteer services. Parades involving the gardaí, the National Ambulance Service, the fire brigade, the Coast Guard, civil defense teams, the Red Cross, the Order of Malta, a number of mountain rescue teams and cliff, as ...

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Arsonists set fire to an abandoned building in Crewe near the town center | Local News | New

The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in an abandoned building in Crewe – believed to have been deliberately reignited. The incident on Electricity Street was reported at 8.32pm last night (August 30). Two Crewe fire engines rushed to the scene – putting out the deliberate blaze. The arson attack occurred near the disused Crewe Electricity Works ...

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National Guard helicopter assists Mount Wilson rescue southwest of Telluride – The Durango Herald

The National Guard flew a UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter from Gypsum to rescue an injured mountain climber on Mount Wilson on Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy of the National Guard) The lower leg of the solitary climber crushed by the rock; lowered line for helicopter extraction Rescue teams, mountaineers and a National Guard helicopter helped rescue an injured mountaineer on Mount Wilson ...

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‘Terrified’ ex-fire engines will remain stranded on Ashford roads due to parked cars

A former fire chief said emergency vehicles struggling to descend narrow roads with cars parked on either side are a “ticking time bomb”. Peter New, who served with the Kent Fire and Rescue Service for 35 years, said action had to be taken now, before there was a fatality. Fire trucks continually struggle to get through narrow roads. Photo taken ...

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Upstate program matches rescue service dogs with veterans

UPSTATE, SC (WSPA) – “Service Dogs for Veterans” is an upstate program that matches rescue dogs with veterans and puts them through an eight-month training to become a licensed service dog . Instead of most programs giving a veteran an already licensed service dog, the vet bonds with their dog as they both complete training together. 7news spoke to two ...

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Lieutenant-Governor Earle–Sears: “What you are doing, first responders, is not in vain” | Local News

Some in the audience had entered a burning building in Spotsylvania County to get two people to safety or risked their lives in the middle of a blizzard to get a bleeding pregnant woman from King George County to hospital. Others have spent thousands of hours investigating what has been described as ‘one of the most gruesome crimes’ Spotsylvania has ...

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Fire Industry Association unveils program for FIA inaugural conference

THE INAUGURAL Conference of the Fire Industry Association (FIA) will take place on Wednesday 14th September at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Following FIM Expo, taking place at the same venue the day before, the Trade Association will examine how the fire industry has changed following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in June 2017. Presented under the title: “What has changed ...

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There were also flammable materials on the upper floors of the building, the head of the emergency service said.

It would not be correct to set a date for the end of the search operations, because it takes a long time to remove each reinforced concrete structure hanging from the three-storey building. Armen Gasparyan, director of Armenia’s rescue service, told reporters about it on Friday. “Given that the missing citizen was at the epicenter of the explosion and a ...

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‘Great success’ for Daventry Emergency Services Fun Day with over 4,000 visitors

Over 4,000 visitors of all ages were treated to a fun day of games and entertainment at Daventry to learn about the work done by emergency services in the community. The Emergency Services Fun Day was held at Danetre and Southbrook Learning Village in Hawke Road between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday August 10. Families were able to ...

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Huge rescue effort on the Ecuador volcano: 3 climbers dead, 12 injured

Home » News » Huge rescue effort on the Equateur volcano: 3 climbers dead, 12 injured Ecuador has mobilized a massive rescue effort after a group of climbers fell 180ft on one of the country’s tallest volcanoes. The government said three climbers died and 12 others were injured during the ascent of an Ecuadorian volcano on Saturday. The climbers suffered ...

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Bonfire destroys five outbuildings in Oxford

A FIRE in Oxford spread and destroyed five outbuildings in Oxford last night (13). Five fire engines from Rewley Road, Slade, Watlington and Abingdon were called to Littlemore around 9.50pm. The fire which spread involved several sheds, hedges and trees in the rear gardens of six properties. READ MORE: Shocking photos show the impact of a fire caused by a ...

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Pride of Gwent: South Wales Fire and Rescue Service lauded

SOUTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service had every reason to applaud last year’s Argus Pride of Gwent South Wales awards as one of their own was recognized for his hard work and dedication. Nicola Wheten, Crimes and Consequences Project Manager, won the Achiever Award and was also a finalist in the Special Recognition Award category. On top of that, Red ...

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PHOTOS: Seaford road closed after ‘sinkhole’ appears

Crouch Lane is currently closed after emergency services responded to reports of a sinkhole appearing. A spokesman for the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘At 12.15pm today we dispatched firefighters from Newhaven to Crouch Lane in Seaford where a suspected sinkhole appeared on the road. Please avoid the area. » a Sussex Police spokesman added: ‘At 1pm on ...

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A beluga rescued from the Seine euthanized in transit, according to French authorities

The cetacean had been stuck since August 2 in the freshwater lock of Saint-Pierre-La-Garenne, some 75 km northwest of Paris. His health deteriorated after refusing to eat, according to wildlife protection associations monitoring the situation. It took more than 80 rescuers six hours to extract the animal from the lock, Reuters reported, after which it was placed on a barge, ...

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Kent fire: Horror as thick black smoke billows from behind a row of houses | United Kingdom | New

Footage from the scene shows huge plumes of black smoke rising into the sky behind a row of houses. Eight fire engines have been dispatched to the scene and firefighters are working to extinguish the flames. Firefighters are advising anyone living or working nearby to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke. Residents shared photos ...

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Firefighters tackle Carterton bedroom fire

FIREFIGHTERS put out a fire in a Carterton home, caused by an electrical outage. On Friday evening (August 5) at approximately 8:10 p.m., crews from Witney, Burford and Rewley Road Fire Stations were called to report a fire in a bedroom in the Cranwell Avenue area of ​​the city. Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters were confronted with smoke and ...

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Essex Fire Service assists a large fire on the ground in East Bergholt

Several fire crews battled flames from a large blaze that threatened to spread to nearby homes. A large field and grass fire broke out near the caravan park at Grange Country Park this afternoon. Crews were called to the scene at East End Lane, East Bergholt, Suffolk at 12.06pm. Two crews from Colchester battled the flames this afternoon alongside crews ...

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Northfield girl seriously injured in car-on-bike crash; No referendum on the modernization of secondary facilities this fall; Northfield City Council Approves 2023 NAFRS Budget

Northfield Police Department reported last night that a 14-year-old girl from Northfield was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center after being hit by a car. At approximately 5.51am yesterday, Northfield Police were dispatched to report a personal injury accident involving a car and a cyclist on Jefferson Parkway at the intersection with Afton Street. The cyclist was seriously injured ...

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11-year-old suffers burns to half of body after e-bike battery explodes

An 11-year-old boy suffered severe burns to half of his body after an e-bike battery that was charging in his bedroom caught fire on Monday. Aviel Dabush was dragged out of his burning room in a residential building in Netanya and rushed to Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, unconscious and in serious condition. Six other people were injured in ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sedgemoor RNLI lifeguards are live at Burnham-on-Sea and Brean beaches

RNLI lifeguards will return to Burnham-on-Sea beach and will additionally provide a lifeguard service to Brean beach from this Saturday (July 2) until Sunday September 4. The charity urges visitors to the Sedgemoor coast to visit one of these supervised beaches. Matt Whitley, RNLI Senior Lifeguard Supervisor for North Devon and Somerset, says: “We are delighted to support Sedgemoor District ...

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Busy times for rescue teams and firefighters / Article

From June 22 to the early morning of June 27 at 6:30 a.m., the VUGD received 362 calls – 131 for firefighting, including four wildfires, 142 for rescue operations, while 89 calls turned out to be errors or hoaxes. “The VUGD spent the holidays actively. A number of fires in residential houses were extinguished due to careless handling of the ...

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Margate RNLI investigating report of drifting kayak

Margate Inshore Lifeboat RNLI investigated a report of a kayak drifting east of Margate. The UK Coastguard received a call from a yacht anchored off Margate at around 6pm today (Sunday June 26) reporting a sighting of a kayak with two occupants on board in difficulty east of Margate . Margate RNLI Class D Inshore Rescue Craft was tasked to ...

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BREAKING: Three rushed to hospital after accident shut down Manchester’s main road with huge queues – live updates

Three people have been rushed to hospital following an accident involving a car and a van on a busy north Manchester road. Officers are currently at the scene on the A664 Rochdale Road, near Boggart Hole Clough in Blackley. Firefighters and paramedics were also present, while eyewitnesses reported seeing an air ambulance land nearby. Emergency services were called to the ...

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Launch of the Fowey RNLI lifeboat to provide care for the injured

At 5.34pm on June 22, Fowey RNLI Lifeboat Station received a call from HM Coastguard requesting urgent assistance for a 70-year-old man suffering from what was suspected to be a heart attack on Vault Beach . It was a very warm evening with calm seas when Fowey’s all-weather lifeboat was launched. When they arrived at the beach, the volunteer crew ...

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Lawrence, Ohiowa, among the fire departments, received lifesaving equipment

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – Farmers and grain handlers know all too well how quickly entering a grain silo can become deadly. So to help, dozens of fire departments across the country are getting lifesaving equipment. Nationally, 58 fire departments will receive grain rescue tubes and hands-on training. Two of the selected departments are from our area: Lawrence Volunteer Fire and ...

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The rescuers and crews of the RNLI rescue canoes in the south of Wales save two swimmers in difficulty

Lifeguards from Whitmore Bay RNLI joined forces with volunteer Barry Dock RNLI lifeboat crews and the Coast Guard to save the lives of two swimmers who ran into difficulty at sea early Friday evening. Le sauveteur de la RNLI, Jai Gerrish, a repéré les deux jeunes hommes alors que l’un agitait le bras pour appeler à l’aide. I swam to ...

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3rd generation manages the family grocery store in Cassville | Tri-State News

CASSVILLE, Wis. “Working at Okey’s Market in Cassville has been a part of Elijah Okey’s life for as long as he can remember. “One of my first jobs (as a kid) was filling soft drink machines at age 5,” he said. “It was always cool to come and work with my parents. I had to take a DARE essay when ...

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Whistler has a new fire chief

Thomas Doherty is expected to take the reins when current fire chief John McKearney retires next month. A new face will soon be in charge at the Whistler Fire Rescue Service (WFRS). Thomas Doherty has been named the Whistler Fire Chief, the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) announced in a statement Friday. Doherty will take office on July 18, succeeding ...

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Llandudno Lifeboat volunteer awarded special RNLI medal

Lifeboat press release Llandudno Lifeboat Shop volunteers Gill Baggs, Hazel Jowett and Carol Lowndes, along with Deputy Station Launch Authority Alun Pari Huws, called Edith Bellamy on Sunday afternoon June 12 for a special presentation. RNLI/LlandudnoEdith Bellamy receives a special 50th anniversary medal from Llandudno’s Deputy Launching Authority Alun Pari Huws Edith, who was a ...

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Cow rescued by Oxford firefighters after getting stuck in river

Firefighters rescued a cow stuck in the river after shouting “help”. At 3.15pm on Tuesday June 14, firefighters from Rewley Road and Slade Fire Station rushed to help a cow stuck in the river near the Tandem pub in Kennington, Oxford. Using ropes, fire crews managed to secure the calf and rescue it from the water. READ ALSO: Cyclist Involved ...

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Yellowstone National Park closes entrances due to landslides and flooding caused by ‘unprecedented’ rains

All entrances to Yellowstone National Park were closed following “unprecedented” rainfall causing “extensive flooding, landslides and mudslides on roads,” the National Park Service said Monday. Some roads have been washed out and others are covered in mud or rocks, according to the park service. Power was also cut in several parts of the park, officials said. The flooding Yellowstone River ...

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Busy Derby road reopens 10 hours after building fire

A large fire broke out this morning and affected two buildings in the industrial estate on a busy road in Derby. Six fire crews were at the scene on London Road, with two aerial ladder platforms also present when the fire first broke out at around 4.30am on Sunday morning (June 12). The road was closed for around 10 hours ...

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Live updates as 8 fire engines are called to the village pub of Stuart Broad in Nottinghamshire

Eight fire engines have been called to a blaze at a pub opened by England cricketer Stuart Broad on the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire border. The fire service has confirmed crews were called to a fire at the Tap & Run, Upper Broughton, co-owned by Broad and former Nottinghamshire star and seamer Harry Gurney. A spokeswoman for the Nottinghamshire Fire and ...

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Station Road Reading: Firefighters rush to scene of ‘burning incense’

Four fire engines, two ambulances and several police cars rushed to the scene on Station Road in the early afternoon. At 12:52 p.m. emergency services arrived at Tamar House, 7-11 Station Road after reporting fires in the building. Members of the public and local shop owners stood aside as firefighters entered the building through the main entrance. Chief firefighter at ...

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Council honors a firefighter for his rescue | New

HOMER CITY – That’s what firefighters do. He hastily dresses up for a midnight alarm, rushes to the fire station, drives a fully equipped truck, and battles against a fire, flood, or whatever disaster has happened. This is also what firefighters do. Give up answering the pager, rush across the street to the burning house, and help a stranded couple ...

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Photos: Firefighters rescue a startled horse from Hereford Creek

PHOTOS show how firefighters rescued a horse stuck in a stream in Hereford. The Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service were called to help the 16-handed thoroughbred horse who had been startled and fallen into the Lower Bullingham stream. A telehandler lifted Rio from the creek. Photo: Bromyard Fire Station Crews from Hereford and Bromyard Fire Stations attended the ...

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Emergency services honored in Fermanagh

Crowds of people watched in awe as the district emergency services demonstrate the tremendous work they do during Emergency Services Day, which was recently hosted in Broadmeadow, Enniskillen by Fermanagh and Omagh Community Safety Partnership , in partnership with leading emergency service providers. The main objective of this special event was to engage with the local community by highlighting and ...

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CapMetro received $780,000 from the US bailout

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin’s transportation agency has received nearly $800,000 in funding from the American Rescue Plan. CapMetro announced Friday that it will receive $780,100 to help with staff recruitment, retention and training, as well as career development services. The agency said the U.S. Rescue Plan Route Planning Restoration grant would allow CapMetro to implement training for frontline personnel. This ...

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A busy May on and off the water for Harwich RNLI volunteers

With 12 calls and numerous events out of the water, including a visit from RNLI Chief Executive Mark Dowie, Harwich RNLI volunteers enjoyed one of their busiest Mays in many years. The calls saw volunteers respond to drifting ships in the heart of Ipswich. The incidents included reports of missing people, windsurfers and swimmers in distress, drifting and stranded ships, ...

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Troon RNLI coastal lifeboat launches to assist ambulance and coast guard

Lifeboat press release At 8.36pm on Wednesday 31st May 2022 Belfast Coastguard called for the crew to launch the Inshore Lifeboat to assist the Ayr Coastguard Rescue Team and Ambulance Service Scots in an incident at South Beach Troon. With the pagers activated, the volunteer crew made their way to the lifeboat station and soon ...

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James River crests over 9 feet create dangerous conditions

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Goochland Fire Rescue rescued five people and a dog in two separate incidents over the weekend. The Richmond Fire Department’s water rescue team also attended several water rescues over Memorial Day weekend, most of them in Belle Isle. The National Weather Service reported that the James River crested slightly above 9 feet on Memorial Day, creating ...

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Lighting a Jubilee beacon? Why you need to notify the fire department

People are warned to take extra precautions if they intend to light Jubilee beacons. Local beacon lighting event organizers have been instructed to light their beacons at 9.45pm on June 2 as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration. It is estimated that over 2,000 beacons will be lit across the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and ...

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