Rescue Service

Game wardens rescue injured hiker in Aroostook State Park

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) – A 37-year-old female Caribou was rescued by Maine game wardens and Presque Isle Rescue staff after slipping and falling forty feet in a vertical drop in D ‘Aroostook yesterday afternoon. Zara Gillis was hiking with her sister and two children on the trail to the south summit of Aroostook State Park when she slid over ...

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White van driver stuck in water calls on firefighters to help

Firefighters rescued a motorist who had driven a pickup truck through a submerged section of a tidal road. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Services sent crews from Kingsbridge as well as Salcombe Fire Station to assist the driver stranded at Aveton Gifford on Thursday morning. Fire departments found the motorist “stranded in the water at the Bigbury end of ...

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Man cut out of vehicle after car-van crash near Hinckley

A man had to be kicked out of his vehicle after a car-van crash near Hinckley. Leicestershire Police were called to the A447 Ashby Road, Stapleton at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday morning following reports of a collision between two vehicles. The Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service and East Midlands Ambulance were also called to the scene, where one of the drivers ...

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Firefighters save three people from burning house in Leigh

A working smoke detector saved the lives of three people after alerting them to a fire in their home. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) teams from Hindley, Leigh and Atherton were called to a semi-detached house on Ashley Drive in Leigh just before 11 p.m. on Sunday 21 November. Firefighters got to the scene quickly and were confronted ...

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Several crews conduct hours-long rescue off Hunger Mountain

WATERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) – Nineteen rescuers from five search and rescue teams rescued a 31-year-old man from Florida, who slipped over icy rocks and injured his ankle on Saturday afternoon. The rescue lasted about five hours, mostly in the dark. The Waterbury Backcountry Rescue Team said the man was walking alone when he was injured about 2,800 feet on the ...

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Reading Fire Station unveils new aerial ladder platform

A vehicle capable of rescuing people nearly 150 feet in the air was unveiled at the Whitley Wood fire station in Reading today (Friday). Its large capacity hose allows firefighters to distribute 3,800 liters of water per minute in the vehicle. The truck, named the aerial ladder platform, was presented to Royal Berkshire Fire Authority Chairman Colin Dudley and others. ...

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Person rushed to hospital after two car crashes

One person was rushed to hospital after a car accident. Emergency services were called shortly before 8 p.m. at Erskine Street near the Royal Liverpool University Hospital today. Two cars were involved in the crash near the Moss Street junction. READ MORE:Taxi driver who escaped terrorist attack told rescuer “someone blew me up” Footage from the scene shows two fire ...

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Twin Cities woman connects rescue dogs to those who have suffered trauma in the line of duty – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Dana Abrahamson of Inver Grove Heights has been through a lot in the past decade. “Intervene on your husband when he wants to end his life, what do you do,” she said. READ MORE: What is the strategic oil reserve? Is operating it a smart way to reduce gas prices? Her husband, a police officer and combat ...

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Fresno City College Heroes to the Rescue Veterans Day Ceremony – The Rampage Online

Fresno City College held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on November 5 at the Peace Memorial. This year’s theme was “Heroes to the Rescue”. FCC Public Information Officer Kathy Bonilla said the event recognized Frontline healthcare workers are helping veterans and members of the California Army National Guard who rescued people stranded in the Creek fire last summer. Interim State ...

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🌱 New Amazon Alabama Facilities + Nursing Home Reviews

Hey, Birmingham! We update you all to start this Wednesday, November 10 on an informed note. On the economic development front, Amazon has announced plans to open three more facilities in Alabama, including another distribution center. Also in the news, US News & World Report assessed nursing homes across the country, including more than 200 in Alabama. Read more below! ...

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