Rescue Team

Tampa Father-Daughter Fire Rescue Team

Father daughter firefighters team Lloyd Sowers Reports TAMPA, Florida – An attic fire might not be how most people start their day, but for Lauren Glanton, Tampa’s rookie firefighter, it seems to come naturally. “It was my wake-up call,” she said. “It was fire time, rock and roll time!” Answering the call works in the family. “Broken legs, gunshot wounds, ...

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Authorities investigate two recent deaths

Posted on September 19, 2021 8:34 PM Last update on September 19, 2021 8:40 p.m. Written by Greg Sapp Local authorities are investigating two recent deaths. The Effingham County Sheriff’s Department responded to the Little Wabash River south and west of Effingham at 2:45 p.m. Saturday. The location is near the Summit and Jackson Township Line, at the end of ...

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The 12 Cumbria mountain rescue teams honored by the Queen

TWO years after being nominated for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, Cumbria’s mountain rescue teams have finally secured their award. All 12 were nominated by Superintendent Matthew Kennerley in 2019 for the award which is the team equivalent of an individual MBE. They were told they won in April of last year. Due to the pandemic, however, there was ...

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Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Edgewater Park

CLEVELAND – The United States Coast Guard is looking for a missing swimmer who went underwater near Edgewater Park on Friday and has not resurfaced. At approximately 4:55 p.m., the Coast Guard received a report from EMS that two people had been seen swimming near Edgewater Park and one of the swimmers had returned to shore, but another had been ...

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Magoffin County Rests to Rest Beloved Rescue Team Captain

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mourning swept through Magoffin County as the community put to rest a man who has dedicated his life to serving others. Carter Conley, 71, founded the Magoffin County Rescue Team in 1974 and served as its daily captain thereafter. He died on September 12 after a weeks-long battle with COVID-19. Conley was fully vaccinated. “We ...

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The pressure is on for Kerry rescue volunteers

As Ireland celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising in 1966, Myles Kinsella, a UCD student set out to climb Ireland’s highest mountain. Tragically, her day ended with a fatal fall from the east face of Carrauntoohil. Soon after, a member of an English school group also died while climbing in the same area. In light of these events ...

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Former Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker reflects on 9/11 and its role in helping people heal

On the morning of September 11, 2001, then-Lt. Governor Mark Schweiker has built on years of crisis preparation. Schweiker had trained to deal with emergencies such as train derailments, flooding and nuclear disaster response. As the state’s first emergency responder, Schweiker has been called upon to mobilize a response to assist aircrews responding to terrorist attacks in New York City, ...

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