Rescue Team

Wolfe Co. Search & Rescue Wins New Land Rover in Nationwide Competition – Salyersville Independent

WOLFE COUNTY – The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team have won a new, fully equipped Land Rover Defender after submitting a professional-quality promotional video of the Rescue Team. On Tuesday, September 28, Land Rover hosted a live announcement for its first-ever Land Rover Defender Above and Beyond Service Awards Competition, in which they announced that a total of seven ...

Read More »

Obituary: Vance Ralph Bacon – Lewiston Sun Journal

Vance ralph bacon PARIS WEST – Vance Ralph Bacon, 91, died on September 25, 2021 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma at Clover Health Care in Auburn. Vance was born in western Paris, in March 1930, to Ralph Albert and Rena Vivian Swan Bacon. He graduated from the Lycée de l’Ouest de Paris in 1949 and lived most of his life in his ...

Read More »

Woman drowns above Tumalo Falls despite efforts to save lives

(Update: Added video, comments) Second rescue effort at same time involves injured Smith Rock hiker TUMALO, Ore. (KTVZ) – A woman drowned above Tumalo Falls Wednesday afternoon, despite efforts to save lives at the scene, Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies confirmed. The report of a possible drowning and water rescue was received by dispatchers around 3:30 p.m., Sgt. Jayson Janes said. ...

Read More »

Wasted! A Turk is looking for himself after his disappearance

A 50-year-old man has disappeared after having a drink with his friends. While wandering in the woods, his friends filed a disappearance report with the police, following which a search operation was launched. The incident took an amusing turn when it was discovered that the man was part of the team that had gone to the forest to search for ...

Read More »

grough – Ogwen Valley lifeguards use new rafts at lake clean-up fundraising event

Bob smith, EditorTuesday, September 28, 2021 20:29 GMTNo further updates have been made One of the team members enjoys an unscheduled tea break while cleaning up. Photo: OVMRO Mountain rescuers teamed up with volunteers to clean up a lake in Snowdonia this weekend. Members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organization joined the team’s 333 Supporters Group and the Snowdonia ...

Read More »

Commissioners donate funds to help with water rescue efforts in Portage

Portage County Commissioners agreed to donate $ 15,000 to the County Water Rescue Team after learning the group had no county-wide funding source to offset its expenses. The team, made up of firefighters from across the county specially trained in water rescue, have been busy this summer rescuing people due to high water, including several rescues on the Cuyahoga River ...

Read More »

Coniston Mountain Rescue Team helps walker with dislocated ankle on wet hill

RESCUE team responds to incident where man slipped and dislocated his ankle while working with friends On Saturday September 25, CUMPOL (Cumbria Police) tasked the Coniston Mountain Rescue Team to rescue a walker who was descending Wetherlam Edge with a group of friends, when he slipped on a wet rock and dislocated ankle. Two Land Rovers left for Tilberthwaite, followed ...

Read More »