Rescue Team

Relying on calling cards, two drivers find themselves stranded on snowy, unmaintained road in southwest Colorado – The Durango Herald

Man and woman passed warning sign but trusted GPS route finder technology Two people had to be rescued on the Dolores-Norwood road Monday morning after their vehicles got stuck in the snow. The drivers relied on GPS phone maps that suggested the route, which has no winter maintenance. (Courtesy of Dolores County Search and Rescue) It happened again. Motorists relying ...

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Search for missing person ends in tragedy after body is found

A body was unfortunately found during the search for a missing person in Kettering. Northamptonshire Search and Rescue volunteers were called into the town around 7 p.m. Tuesday evening following reports of a high-risk missing person. They attended the scene within 15 minutes and searched the surrounding area. READ MORE: Scammer left charity ‘on its knees’ after shopping sprees and ...

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“Thought it was the end for all of us:” Mayfield tornado survivors share their stories

MAYFIELD, Ky. (WKYT) – Many residents of Mayfield are still trying to figure out what happened in their community. Some said they were lucky to be alive. Immediately after the tornadoes, there were concerns that dozens of people were missing in a collapsed candle factory in Mayfield. A spokesperson said that was no longer the case as many were tallied. ...

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Tornadoes leave a trail of devastation across six states, with dozens dead

PictureResidents examine the damage after a tornado swept through Mayfield, Ky.Credit…William DeShazer for The New York Times Dozens of people were feared dead, and communities in the Midwest and South were digging in the rubble on Saturday after a series of unusually strong storms and tornadoes for the season swept through six states overnight. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has said ...

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Firefighter of the Year 2021 awarded to Bobby Cooper | News

Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Firefighter of the Year award by the Blue Ridge Chapter Sons of the American Revolution. This prize is awarded each year to individuals for their achievements and / or exceptional contributions in the field of safety and fire service. Brevard resident and Commander of the Color ...

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The Day – The Mystical Aquarium heals six rescued sea turtles

Mystic – Mystic Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is treating six critically endangered Kemp’s sea turtles that were rescued Dec. 2 from a beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. The turtles, which were found to be “stunned by the cold” or suffering from hypothermia, were first brought to the National Marine Life Center in Bourne, Massachusetts. The aquarium animal ...

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Can Boudreau save the Canucks like the 2007-08 Capitals?

The Vancouver Canucks were in high spirits as they practice Monday, their first under new head coach Bruce Boudreau. Before anyone reads too much about the team’s exhilaration, the Canucks were all smiles in many of their practices this year under Travis Green, trying to stay positive despite their struggles. It’s hard to stay optimistic when you start the season ...

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Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team braves the weather to bring injured climber to safety in Chur an t-Sneachda

Mountain rescuers braved appalling conditions when an injured man had to be laid on a stretcher during an avalanche in a Scottish national park. The Cairngorms Mountain Rescue Team (CMRT) shared a video on their social media after being called following reports of two people falling in an avalanche. The avalanche hit Chur an t-Sneachda in the Grampian Mountains, a ...

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Indian Navy accelerates rescue and relief operations; more than 54,000 people evacuated from Andhra Pradesh

With cyclonic storm “Jawad” likely to hit northern Andhra Pradesh on Saturday morning, the Indian Navy said on Friday it had stepped up rescue and relief operations to minimize damage. As the depression over the south-eastern Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify as a cyclonic storm, “Jawad” and moving north-west and is likely to cross the coasts of northern ...

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Firefighters rescue maintenance workers who collapsed from dangerous fumes in stormwater pipe

Two maintenance workers collapsed after being submerged by dangerous fumes in a storm water line near Mitchells Plain on Tuesday, November 30. An operation by Cape Town firefighters rescued the workers, who are employed by a private contractor. FIRE FIGHTERS RESPOND TO EMERGENCY Firefighters responded to a confined space emergency under the Weltevreden Bridge on the R300 near Mitchells Plain ...

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