Rescue Service

Mountain Rescue Volunteer and GP Receive Distinguished Service Award for Work During Pandemic

A mountain rescue volunteer and general practitioner received a Distinguished Service Award from the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association for her work during the pandemic. As a doctor, Paula Cook has been on the front lines to protect patients from the pandemic – but as a mountain rescue volunteer, the safety of her friends has also fallen on ...

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Up to 30 firefighters tackle biomass barn blaze near Market Drayton

The fire inside the barn. Photo: SFRS_MDrayton Teams have been called in to put out the flames at IEC Solution in Tyrley Road, Woodseaves near Market Drayton at 8 p.m. Monday. Firefighters tackle the Woodseaves blaze. Photo: SFRS_MDrayton They arrived to find a barn containing burning biomass boilers. The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the biomass inside the building ...

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No survivors of plane crash in Russian Far East, rescue officials say

A Russian An-26 aircraft with tail number RA-26085 is seen in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, in this undated image released by the Russian Emergency Ministry on July 6, 2021. Russian Emergency Ministry / Document via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – There are no survivors after a plane carrying 28 people crashed in far eastern Russia on Tuesday, Russian news agencies said, citing relief ...

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New data from northwestern Syria reveals surge in suicides as needs rise – and UN Security Council to vote on cross-border aid

New York, NY, July 6, 2021 – Ahead of today’s UNSC meeting on Syria and days before the expiration of critical UN cross-border assistance in northwest and northeast Syria, new data from the IRC reveal a devastating increase in suicides in northwestern Syria amid record needs. Cross-border aid is a vital lifeline for Syrians in the northwest, supporting a massive ...

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Police identify teenagers injured in jet ski accident | Jefferson County

CLAYTON – State Police on Saturday identified four teenagers involved in a jet ski crash off Grindstone Island. State Police said Trevor Dziedzic, 15, from Barneveld, Oneida County, was riding a Yamaha Waverunner with Christopher Sirano, 14, from Rome, Oneida County, as a passenger, when it crashed into another, idling in 1995. Yamaha Waverunner. This idling jet ski was operated ...

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