Rescue Service

New Harwich RNLI rudders take command days after fainting

Days after losing consciousness as volunteer coxswain, Meredith Scanlon and Antony Charles took command of the Harwich RNLI inshore lifeboat for the first time, in separate incidents. The first duty fell to Meredith when, on Tuesday September 14, she took command of the coastal lifeboat Atlantic 85 from Harwich RNLI. Tierney, Harvey and Sonny Reid in a multi-agency search for ...

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North Wales Fire Department apologizes after full-time firefighters’ recruitment drive ‘pause’

Wrexham.com> News Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has apologized to potential recruits after putting aside plans to hire more full-time fighters. An online registration window for full-time fighter roles was scheduled to open today (Monday, September 20) and close 48 hours later at noon Wednesday. At the time, Senior Director of Operations Paul ...

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Police find 120 cannabis plants growing after firefighters witness house fire

Police discovered a cannabis crop of around 120 plants after witnessing a major house fire with the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. Neighbors at Harwill Crescent in Aspley had to be evacuated and the building was closed yesterday as firefighters scrambled to contain the blaze shortly before 5 p.m. The electricity supplier was also present to cut the power. Around ...

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Afghan ally remains hopeful of US rescue

Wakil’s eyes are full of tears. He doesn’t know if he and his family will leave Afghanistan and fears the Taliban will hunt him down and kill him. Wakir, a former US government employee, is not his real name. He spoke to CNN on condition that his identity was not revealed. He is stuck in the northern town of Mazar-i-Sharif, ...

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Pictures show aftermath inside old school after major fire

New images have been released showing the impact of a large fire inside an abandoned school in Bramcote. East Midlands firefighters were called to the scene of the incident off the A52 Derby Road behind the Bramcote Leisure Center in the early hours of Thursday morning (September 16). No less than 60 firefighters witnessed the incident – and the A52 ...

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Mayor Stoney Details Plans to Use $ 155 Million US Rescue Funds | Richmond Free Press

Mayor Levar M. Stoney called on Monday to use the $ 155 million in US bailout funds poured into city hall coffers to increase the stock of more affordable homes and apartments for low-income residents; strengthen recreational facilities and improve access to the James River; investing in child care and health programs; improve public safety; and provide $ 3,000 in ...

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Man stabbed, seriously injured in Jaffa

A man was stabbed and seriously injured in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, on Wednesday afternoon, police and medics said. The circumstances of the assault and the identity of the victim were not immediately clear. Police said the perpetrator was a Palestinian who entered Israel illegally and was arrested. Police said the motive was apparently a terrorist attack and identified the ...

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