Rescue Service

Old Town policeman saves deer from swimming pool

Pulling a deer out of a swimming pool on Monday morning was a first for Old Town policewoman Catherine Denning. Denning, who has been with the Old Town Police for two years, was on duty Monday when the department received an unusual call from the Maine Warden Service, asking if an Old Town officer could come to a local house ...

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Lost and found items for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease

by Xinhua Writers Yao Yulin, Wang Xiaojie and Zhao Xu BEIJING, Sept.21 (Xinhua) – Su Xiao, 49, and Xu Guangchun, 42, are like-minded souls on the streets of the bustling Chinese capital of Beijing, checking surveillance cameras and checking passers-by, with a near constant barrage of calls on their phones. They seek to help older people with Alzheimer’s disease, a ...

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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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