Boat City OKs, purchase of sewer truck | News, Sports, Jobs

With funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, the Dunkirk City Council this month approved the purchase of a fire/rescue boat and a sewer and sewer vacuum truck. The boat will cost $321,410 and the truck $425,000. The resolution on the truck states that in addition to ARPA funding, it will be paid for through a “Possible Shared ...

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Mrs Brown’s Boys’ Brendan O’Carroll under fire for comment on Tyler Perry’s ‘color’ on The One Show

MRS Brown’s Boys star Brendan O’Carroll was slammed tonight for a joke he made about Tyler Perry’s ‘color’. Appearing on The One Show, he was asked if the American star could ever appear on the BBC sitcom. 3 Brendan O’Carroll was asked if Tyler Perry could appear in Mrs Brown’s Boys 3 He replied: “So far we haven’t had anyone ...

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Carolyn Peebles among Honored Citizens at Smyrna Parks and Rec Banquet

“How can I serve you with excellence?” is often the first sentence that comes out of Carolyn Peebles’ mouth when talking to someone. “My life has always been a life of service,” said Peebles, whose name is associated with many community events in Smyrna. “This is my purpose on Earth. This is what I was created for.” Her exemplary community ...

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Frantic rescue operation launched to save ponies from rising flood waters in North Yorkshire field

Distressing photos showing ponies stranded in floodwaters after Storm Franklin have been shared online. The photographs, which appear to show two ponies trapped by rising water in a field, were taken by the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The stranded ponies were stuck in their field near Bryam, Selby, North Yorkshire and specialist animal rescue teams were called in ...

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NIWA sets up rescue center for boating accidents

The Lagos Zone of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has set up a search and rescue center to deal with boat accident cases in the waters of the state. This followed the training of 17 personnel on the activation, identification and orientation of safety ecology towards boats in distress. Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah, Regional Director of NIWA, Lagos, while ...

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Man flagged for traffic violation after car rollover at Broughty Ferry

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Clumsy escape as Roosters rescue center crushed by fallen tree causing £3,000 damage

SHOCKED roosters have been left homeless after their chicken coops were crushed by a fallen tree during Storm Eunice. The distraught owner of the Big Red Rooster Cockerel Rescue Center near Swindon, Helen Cooper, feared the worst when the big wood trapped Mini and Steve Harrington in their home yesterday morning, but she managed to free them – and bring ...

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Bruceton-Brandonville VFD holds an alternative fuel vehicle extrication class

BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va — North central West Virginia firefighters and paramedics gathered at the Bruceton-Brandonville Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday to learn more about alternative fuel cars. The group learned how to safely handle hybrid, electric, natural gas and propane vehicles in the event of an accident. A trainer for the alternative fuel vehicle extrication class uses Jaws of Life ...

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Rescue team uses sausages trapped in drone to save dog in UK marshland

A dog has been rescued from a swamp in the Hampshire region of England after search teams used drone-mounted sauerkraut to lure him out. According to the British public television channel BBCMillie, a 3-year-old Jack Russell dog, went missing on January 13 and was eventually found in a boggy, muddy area in light winds. Thanks to the company, the animal ...

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Change to Scottish fire alarm law sees launch of national goodwill scheme

A VULNERABLE Biggar resident had a free fire alarm system installed as part of a national goodwill initiative. Elderly and disabled people have been identified by Care and Repair Scotland, the charity that helps households improve or adapt a home that is no longer suitable, under the scheme. Every home must now have interconnected fire alarms after Scottish law changed ...

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Humanitarian groups urge IMF to allocate trillions of SDRs

Some economists and humanitarian groups believe that additional issuance of SDRs by the IMF will boost global economic recovery and public health. dean baker Dean Baker, Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), retweeted an article shared by CEPR on economists like Jayati Ghosh explaining the importance of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) with the help of ...

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Allerton Road closed as emergency services attend to man on roof

Allerton Road was closed this evening after reports of a man on the roof of a property’s bay window. Police, fire and ambulance crews were at the scene on the main road in Allerton while the incident was being dealt with. This led to the road being closed, with a number of witnesses reporting a large scene of emergency services ...

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Students fill need for Can-Am sled dog race – Daily Bulldog

Composite students at Foster Tech Center delivered a finished rescue sled to Can-Am race organizers last week. FARMINGTON — A three-year project came to fruition last week when composite students from the Foster Career and Technical Education Center handed over a custom-built dog sled to organizers of the Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races. The project was repeatedly delayed due ...

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Emergency incident at Scottish chemical plant as workers rush to hospital

Three workers at an Edinburgh pharmaceutical factory have been rushed to hospital following an emergency incident. Emergency services rushed to the MacFarlan Smith facility on Path of wheat fields following reports of the problem on Wednesday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said that the ambulance service and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were present. Three workers have since been hospitalized as ...

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Groups will continue to fight Bradford bypass project, despite federal government’s refusal to assess impact

Last week, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada announced that it would not reverse its decision to refuse federal impact assessment designation for the Bradford Bypass. The request for a review of the decision was initiated by three local groups, Forbid Roads Over Greenspaces (FROGS), the Concerned Citizens of King Township (CCKT) and Stop the Bradford Bypass. Federal Environment and ...

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3 more bodies found in shipwreck off Newfoundland

MADRID (AP) — Canadian rescuers have located three more bodies from a Spanish fishing boat that sank in rough seas off Newfoundland, bringing the death toll to 10. Efforts continue to find the remaining 11 crew members who were lost in the eastern Atlantic when the ship sank on Tuesday. Three members were saved alive. The Joint Rescue Coordination Center ...

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Pacific Gull rescued by wildlife rescue group, fed by local fishermen | PICTURES | The temperature

+16 A Pacific seagull with a weighted hook in its eye was rescued and released by the Fleurieu-based Wildlife Welfare Organization (WWO). The bird was admitted to the WWO Wildlife Rescue Center on January 8, after being spotted by a local fisherman at The Bluff Pier, Encounter Bay. Using specialized equipment, the Pacific Gull was quickly captured by WWO. During ...

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Exhausted dog rescued after wading through Tillicoultry quarry water

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Operation Spay Bay reaches a milestone

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Operation Spay Bay has been in the works since March 2014 and it has no plans to slow down any time soon. “We usually have 60 to 100 or more a day,” says Cathy Harpe of Operation Spay Bay. In fact, he underwent his 70 thousandth operation on Monday, all by local relief groups coming ...

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RESPONSE times for fire and rescue services to major fires in England have slowed in the biggest way since 2015. The new figure is more than 2.5 minutes faster than in 19951. New figures show the average response time for primary fires in England was 8 minutes and 43 seconds for the year ending September 2021, a slowdown of six ...

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International rescue pending at the Beijing Games

ZHANGJIAKOU, China, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Veteran skier Richard Wyne spends almost every day on the snow at the Beijing Games, but he is not here as an athlete or coach. Instead, Wyne leads a small group of expert lifeguards who are on the front lines of keeping Olympians safe on the slopes. Wyne is part of a team of ...

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Two people injured in horror crash after car crashes into wall in Scottish town

TWO people have been injured in a horror crash where a car allegedly crashed through a wall. Emergency services were dispatched to Main Road in Langbank, Inverclyde at around 7pm this evening. 3 A large emergency services presence was rushed into an accident in Langbank, InverclydeCredit: Kenneth Ramsay 3 A car is supposed to have left the road and crossed ...

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Washington County officials consider prison expansion; questions raised over whether US bailout money can be used for the project

FAYETTEVILLE — A proposed $20 million expansion of the Washington County Detention Center has some justices of the peace at odds over the merits of the project and how the county might pay for it. Sheriff Tim Helder has proposed a 232-bed expansion, with additional space to reduce health and safety risks associated with the covid-19 virus. Jim Langford of ...

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Lough Derg RNLI launched to investigate a report of a kayaker in difficulty.

Saturday, February 12, 2022 On Sunday afternoon February 12, the Valentia Coast Guard called the Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat out to investigate a report from a member of the public that a kayaker was in difficulty by Navigation Mark J, at the northern end of Lough Derg. At 3:40 p.m. the lifeboat launched with helm ...

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Two weeks after Codi’s disappearance, volunteers continue the search

A dozen volunteers searched the wooded area around the Boo Williams Sportsplex on Saturday morning. HAMPTON, Va. – Author’s note: The video above is taken from a separate story on Codi that aired on February 11, 2022. Members of the Hampton Roads community continue their search for missing four-year-old Codi Bigsby. On Saturday morning, a group of volunteers once again ...

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Edinburgh youths ‘dispersed’ by police following fires in busy city park

Dozens of Edinburgh teenagers have been dispersed from a busy park in the capital due to concerns about anti-social behavior following a series of incidents in recent weeks. About 40 ‘insane’ young people have been warned in the city’s Sighthill area after local residents shared concerns about ‘fires’ which broke out in the popular green space during the evening. Police ...

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Coast Guard cutter returns to Jacksonville after salvaging sunken ship

A Coast Guard cutter with a history of drug interceptions and successful sea rescues returned to Jacksonville after a 30-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The Valiant returned to Naval Station Mayport on Friday after a 6,300-mile patrol carrying out various operations, officials said. Part of that mission was to rescue 39 people in the waters off Puerto Rico after ...

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Lucky third time! Northamptonshire fire chief announces retirement plan again

Northamptonshire Fire Chief Darren Dovey has said he plans to finally retire later this year – on the THIRD attempt – after 35 years in the fire service. He confirmed his intention to step down in October as soon as possible to give Mr Mold time to recruit a replacement. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise ...

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Stray Rescue Travels to Southwest Missouri to Rescue 50 Abandoned Dogs from Deplorable Conditions | St. Louis News Headlines

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis nonprofit is coming to the rescue of dozens of abandoned and neglected dogs on a rural property in southwestern Missouri. Stray Rescue first became aware of the situation earlier this week after discussions on social media and local rescue groups appealed for help. “When we got to the RV, we saw all the ...

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Western Isles Road remains closed as work begins to secure the unstable roof

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Five Fun Ways to Help Local McHenry County Organizations Fulfill Their Missions

You’ve probably heard it before: volunteering not only helps the community, but volunteering also helps you. As a volunteer, you can meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. Volunteering gives meaning to action. It can boost your self-esteem and lift your spirits. But some volunteer opportunities take things to another level and scream “fun” right in their ...

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For Valentine’s Day, consider a special hot, furry, or creepy gift. Or has flippers.

Since 2011, the Bronx Zoo has offered the option of symbolically naming their Madagascar whistle … [+] cockroaches as a Valentine’s Day gift. Julie Larsen Maher Love can take on many different meanings, and one way to express your feelings for someone on Valentine’s Day is to name an animal after them. Or give from your heart by adopting a ...

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Fisherman taken to hospital with broken leg after rescue off Cornwall coast

A fisherman has been taken to hospital after an early morning incident off Cornwall. Emergency services were called at 5.30am today after the fisherman suffered a broken lower leg on board a beam trawler 12 miles from St Ives. The St Ives All Weather Lifeboat ‘Nora Stachura’ was launched and assisted the fisherman. Read more: Midas Group confirms immediate halt ...

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MSPs urge Angus Robertson on Glasgow School of Art public inquiry

MSPs are urging ministers to hold a public inquiry into the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) fires. Their letter to Culture Secretary Angus Robertson follows the completion of an investigation that failed to find a cause in the 2018 fire that destroyed the world famous Mackintosh building – which at the time was undergoing £35 million restoration work after a ...

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RNLI partners with Shropshire Fire & Rescue to deliver life-saving training

The RNLI and the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have held the first of a series of training sessions aimed at helping to prevent people from drowning in the river around Shrewsbury town centre. Pastors in Shrewsbury Street were the first to receive specialist training to help reduce the number of incidents of people getting into trouble falling into the ...

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SA firefighters memorial: Emotional farewell for firefighter killed battling out of control bushfire

Family, friends, co-workers and fellow Country Fire Service volunteers have bid a touching farewell to South Australian woman Louise Hincks who was killed while battling a bushfire in south-east South Australia. At a service attended by dozens of CFS volunteers and staff, and watched by around 500 people online on Tuesday, CFS Chief Officer Mark Jones said Ms Hincks was ...

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Missing Cairngorms hiker ‘left messages in snow’ for mountain rescue teams

A hiker reported missing in the Cairngorms has left clues in the snow to help mountain rescue teams find him. Mountain rescue teams from Braemar and Cairngorms were called on Monday after a 40-year-old man went missing. The man had been unable to reach Aviemore on Sunday as he had planned due to high winds and had taken refuge in ...

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Outrage as Scottish firestarter returns to flats he burned down after serving half his prison sentence

A firestarter who burned down his own flat has been allowed to return to the building – after being released from jail following the blaze. Neighboring families have denounced the decision to let Eric Black, 32, return home. And young families are said to have been told to declare themselves homeless if they want to be kept away from the ...

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Longtime search and rescue K9 retires – Hawaii Tribune-Herald

A Hawaii Police Department investigator retired on Friday to spend more time rubbing his belly and digging. K9 Falcon, a 9-year-old Labrador mix, has served for over seven years as a search and rescue dog, tracking and finding missing people in eastern Hawaii. sergeant. James Steffen, who was Falcon’s handler for more than six years before being promoted to sergeant, ...

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Bloomsburg University of York student killed in fall off icy cliff near Elysburg

ELYSBURG – A Bloomsburg University student in York was killed on Friday when he and another student fell off an icy cliff in Montour County. Greg Anstine was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:22 p.m. from multiple blunt-force injuries, coroner Scott Lynn said Saturday. Injured was another Bloomsburg student, Kyra Defstefano, who was admitted to Geisinger Medical Center near ...

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BBC presenter in Edinburgh with ‘hands of fire’ during Scotland v England coverage

Watch the hilarious moment a BBC presenter appears to have developed superhero powers during the Scotland v England match at Murrayfield in Edinburgh. BBC Sport presenter Gabby Logan discussed the weather alongside fellow commentators Andrew Cotter, Brian Moore and Christ Paterson when she possessed the power of levitation and pyrotechnics. A Twitter user posted the video, saying, “@GabbyLogan with unimaginable ...

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Staff and pupils treated after an outbreak of illness at Cambs Nursery and Nursery School

Staff and pupils at a nursery and nursery school in Cambridgeshire have been treated by medical staff after a mysterious illness broke out. Yesterday (Thursday February 3), a clinician and a matron assessed those with the symptoms, including a rash and a cough, at Kindred Huntingdon daycare and preschool in Brampton. Investigations into the cause of the illness, which affected ...

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The rehabilitated manatee is out in the Florida Keys – CBS Miami

BIG PINE KEY (CBSMiami/FKNB) – After 3.5 months of rehabilitation, a juvenile male manatee was brought back to Florida Keys waters Thursday by marine mammal specialists from Dolphin Research Center, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters and Miami Seaquarium. The DRC Manatee Rescue Team, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Keys Aquarium Encounters and local residents rescued the manatee ...

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January 2022 Scottish Gin News Roundup

It looks like January 2022 could be recorded as the longest month ever, or at least that’s our experience! The Christmas buzz is well and truly behind us, but we can see Valentine’s Day in our sights and we’ve spotted our first snowdrops of the year, so we’re officially skipping the rest of winter and moving on. straight into spring! ...

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Cats rescued from hoarder en route to adoption | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle Alpena County Animal Control volunteer Dan Sharp holds a cat rescued from a hoarding situation in Alpena Township last month. ALPENA — All but six of the 46 cats rescued from a hoarding situation in Alpena Township last month have moved into foster homes to recuperate until they are ready for adoption. An out-of-area organization ...

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These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service teams have faced this week – Monday 31st January to Friday 4th February 2022

We’ll update this story daily with the latest firefighter news: – Domestic building fire on the South Shore Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Three Blackpool and South Shore fire engines, plus an aerial ladder platform from Blackpool, attended a domestic building fire in Trent Road at around 7.45am. The incident ...

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Dundee schoolchildren threatened with criminal charges over fire alarms

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Poots donates £2m to vital search and rescue services

A new £2million Covid scheme to help support vital search and rescue teams across Northern Ireland was announced today by DAERA Minister Edwin Poots. He told the Assembly that the funding will help Northern Ireland’s nine search and rescue teams (NISAR), which rescue some 500 people every year, buy essential life-saving equipment. “I am delighted to announce this new £2 ...

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Fire breaks out at a dumpster hire depot near Penryn

An industrial building of a dumpster rental company was damaged by fire. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the fire occurred at Nick Ferris Skip Hire in Longdowns on the A394 road from Penryn to Helston. shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, January 31. Four pumps from Falmouth, Helston and Tolvaddon were called to the incident. A fire department spokesman ...

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Hiker falls near Virgin River Gorge

ST GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – A hiker was airlifted to St. George’s Hospital after falling 60 feet near the Virgin River Gorge on Saturday. Officials say they received a notification from a personal locator beacon (PLB) with a message that a 47-year-old climber had fallen about 60 feet with injuries and needed help. The hiker was south of Virgin River ...

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Car flips on its side in crash in Dundee

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Animal adoption event brings rescued animals and families together

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) — Finding a fur home for pets to adopt was the mission of the Carolina Animal Network, which hosted an event at Pet Supplies Plus in Greenville on Sunday. People came looking for a pet that needed a loving home. Some people have even traveled for hours to meet and bring home their new fur baby. “We ...

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Three years later, still no response to the MSP report on the fire of an art school

Gathering the Dust: Three Years Later, Still No Action on MSP Report on Art School Fire Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. google An icon of ...

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Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team Wins New Rescue Tool, Have Fun Weekend Testing It

WOLFE CO., Ky. (WKYT) – The Wolfe County Search and Rescue team finally has the keys to a shiny new toy. And it’s the one that will actually help them save lives. “Before, we were a three-season destination, but that’s not really the case anymore. It’s four seasons, people come to the door whether it’s cold or snowing, it doesn’t ...

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Scots could be without power this weekend as second storm ‘could be worse’

Some Scots could be without power for the rest of the weekend as the impact of another storm set to hit on Sunday could be worse than expected, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon chaired a Scottish Government resilience meeting on Saturday as winds of over 100mph were recorded. On Twitter, Ms Sturgeon said the impact of Storm ...

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State studying how to support search and rescue groups

Colorado Search and Rescue listed a number of ways search and rescue groups could use more support. DENVER (KDVR) – Search and rescue teams are requesting resources and support to keep the backcountry safe. Colorado Search and Rescue listed a number of ways search and rescue groups could use more support. These include funding for their relief teams, covering the ...

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$10,000 reward offered for information on person of interest linked to Baltimore fire that killed three firefighters

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) field office is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that could identify a person of interest in the case of a deadly fire that killed three Baltimore City Fire Department firefighters. “The individual we are seeking to identify may have important information that could assist in ...

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New Home for Border Search and Rescue Unit

At the site of the new Mountain Rescue station in Kelso, main contractor Matthew Lee, with team members, David Williams, architectural technician; David Barnes, vehicle officer; Carl Outhwaite;, Kevin Sterrick, Treasurer; Duncan Buchanan, team leader; Bob McKead, Base Officer and Brian Tyson, President. (Photo: BILL McBURNIE) Since 1963, the Rescue Unit has shared accommodation between garages at Kelso Racecourse and ...

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Herald Diary: Get A Hot Date At Art School

It was a parody for Scottish culture when Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh building burned down in 2018, four years after a previous fire. A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service report released this week admitted the cause of the second conflagration may never be known. Proving that we Scots can squeeze the humor out of the burning embers of ...

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More than 50 dogs rescued in ‘historic’ Gaston County hoarding case

GASTON COUNTY, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Dozens of dogs who were rescued from an apparent hoarding situation in Gaston County are being cared for across the region. Queen City News caught up with Piedmont Animal Rescue of Mooresville, one of the groups tasked with caring for nearly 60 dogs over the weekend at this property alone. Piedmont Animal Rescue ...

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Edward Boyd (1929 – 2022) Obituaries – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Edward Alexander (Buck) Boyd, Jr. passed away peacefully on January 23, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. He lived a full life and was able to spend his last hours with his family. Buck was born July 17, 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to parents Dorothy Dean and Edward A Boyd, Sr. He grew up with his older sister, Elizabeth (Betty) ...

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Backcountry rescues rise as more people seek outdoor recreation

About 30 volunteers gathered a recent weekend at a snowy highway in western Idaho. They were there for a training exercise, and the fictional scenario for the day involved four snowshoers who did not return when scheduled. “We have four late subjects. We don’t know exactly how long they’ve been overdue, but we’ll find out from our law enforcement representative,” ...

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Second man charged in connection with death of John Dalziel after Paisley house fire

A second man has been charged in connection with the death of John Dalziel. Emergency services rushed to a fire at a property on Whitesbridge Avenue in Paisley, Renfrewshire, after being alerted to the blaze at 10pm on May 6 last year. Officers then found John inside. He was removed by firefighters and rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in ...

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Oklahoma animal shelter needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs

An Oklahoma animal shelter desperately needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs. It’s a race against time to save hundreds of subway dogs from euthanasia. Country Road Animal Rescue saves hundreds of pets, but to keep saving lives, they need help now. Now a local animal rescue group has said it is in desperate need of foster families to step ...

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Government caving in to pressure to keep Waterford search and rescue base

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan bowed to pressure over the future of the Waterford Helicopter Search and Rescue Base by amending the tender for the new Coast Guard Aviation Service. The amendment will specify four helicopter bases, including Waterford, when it previously specified a ‘minimum of three bases’ – drawing criticism from politicians in the south east. The Department of Transport ...

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Tampa group rescues 23 people, including children, from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan

Rescue group evacuates Americans from Afghanistan Catherine Hawley reports TAMPA, Florida. – Over the past five months, a Tampa-based relief group has helped thousands of Americans and green card holders get out of Taliban-controlled Afghanistan after they were left behind during the US government’s withdrawal. end of August. “We are getting vulnerable Americans, allies and Afghans in Afghanistan out of ...

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Callum Hendry can help bring St Johnstone to safety, insists Callum Davidson

CALLUM HENDRY returned to McDiarmid Park on Monday morning facing a totally different challenge to what he has been used to so far this season. Since September, the striker – son of Scottish legend Colin Hendry – had been tasked with sacking Kilmarnock for promotion to the Premiership after being relegated last season. The 24-year-old scored five goals in 15 ...

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Why efforts to help Afghanistan are failing

WASHINGTON – As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan worsens. Freezing temperatures are adding to the downward spiral of misery that accompanied the fall of the US-backed government and the Taliban’s rise to power. Aid groups and international agencies estimate that around 23 million people, more than half of the country, face severe starvation and nearly 9 million are ...

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Mili (3) was rescued by a sausage drone

On Thursday, January 13, I set the stage for what could eventually turn into a dramatic and prolonged rescue. Millie, three, of mixed race, let go of her leash and let her escape into the big free world. lost horizon Emma Oaks, Millie’s landlady, contacted the Dinmaid Rescue and Search and Rescue Service, who sent a missing person report in ...

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NADMO extends rescue operation to one week

So far 14 lives have been confirmed lost while around 96 people have been injured The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) said the search for survivors of the Apiatse blast will continue over the next few days. This follows concerns from some residents that other residents have not been seen since the disaster on Thursday January 20. So far, 14 ...

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Underground ‘lava-like’ fire discovered in Scotland

A long-smoldering underground fire has been revealed for the first time after Earth suddenly opened up in a Scottish field. Stunning video shows a smoldering, glowing ‘lava-like’ substance in an open crevice, The Sun reported. The danger – an underground fire in a closed coal mine – is near a trailer park. Residents are concerned about the potentially dangerous “lava-like” ...

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Cornwall fire: Crews still tackling blaze at village property 12 hours after blaze started

Firefighters are still tackling a property fire in Cornwall this morning after the large blaze broke out last night. Crews across the county were called to an address on Dunder’s Hill in Trebetherick at 7.07pm on Friday January 21 following reports of a property fire. An update from the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service at 3.15am this morning confirmed they ...

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Body suspected of belonging to Brendan Santo recovered from Red Cedar River

EAST LANSING, Mich. – A body to which we think we belong Brendan Santo was recovered from red cedar river in East Lansing. Santo has been missing for almost three months and was last seen shortly before midnight on October 29 in Yakeley Hall to University of Michiganthe campus. Police announced the recovery of a body on Friday afternoon, but ...

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Betty White’s Birthday Video Thanks Fans for Their Love and Support

item FILE – Actress Betty White (R) and Uggie the dog attend the Friars Club Salute To Betty White at Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on May 16, 2012 in New York City. Weeks after her tragic passing, Betty White had one last message to share with her fans around the world on what would have been her 100th ...

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East Ayrshire dad worries about ‘lava-like’ substance in nearby field

An East Ayrshire dad is “extremely concerned” about a field near his village where a “lava-like” substance is flowing underground. The field, near the former caravan park, has been in this condition for more than three years, according to Patna’s Tam Paton. The father-of-three says the Scottish Coal Board has erected fencing around the affected area, but it’s nowhere near ...

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Alarming trend of dogs being left to starve in the cold prompts stern message from Pittsburgh animal rescue groups

LIVE NOW WITH THEIR MESSAGE. SHELN.DO >> The Reporter: YEAH, WELL, LIKE YOU SAID, IT’S A DISTURBING TREND THAT ANIMAL RESCUE GROUPS SAY HAS BEEN COVERED IN THE PAST THREE MONTHS. THIS AFTERNOON THE LATEST TWO CASES, TWO DOGS IN SEPARATE CASES FOUND HUNGER ON THE STREET AND BROUGHT HERE TO HUMANE ANIMAL RCUE.ES THIS IS A DOG FOUND THIS ...

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Spot Pet Insurance shares inspiring success stories from top service dog organizations

Read the entire article, Superdogs, to the rescue! on the official website of Spot Pet Insurance. Dogs’ ability to provide unconditional companionship is well known, but their profound impact on human well-being is sometimes overlooked. More than just companions, dogs are able to maintain life-changing and life-saving roles when trained as service animals. To show their appreciation for these remarkable ...

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Hawk Rehabbed flies to freedom after being captured and injured – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A beautiful sight on Wednesday as a rehabilitated falcon returned to the wild after a rough few weeks. Nasim Mahomar of Pelican Harbor Seabird Station was part of the rescue team. READ MORE: Panel backs changes to charter school agreements “He seemed pretty scared, definitely he was still very alert,” Mahomar explained. The team was called by ...

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SNP excludes any new fire alarm regulation delay

THE SNP Government has ruled out a new deadline to force landlords to install new fire safety standards in less than two weeks despite calls from opposition MSPs for another reprieve. From February 1, homeowners will be required to have interconnected fire alarms installed in homes to comply with the regulations, with costs likely to start at £220. The Scottish ...

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The Colleyville context | The Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh

Another heartbreaking Shabbat. Another shrine violated. Another assault on Jews and everything we stand for. For us, an attack on a synagogue is not just a visceral event; it’s personal. We don’t need to read the history books to understand how it feels. Colleyville was an anti-Semitic act of terrorism that should serve as a reminder to anyone who needed ...

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G3 Systems supports helicopter search and rescue services in the Falkland Islands

G3 Systems recently completed its first field service visit to British International Helicopters (BIH) at Mount Pleasant Airfield in the Falkland Islands. The purpose of the visit was to provide condition assessment surveys and maintenance of essential ground support equipment (GSE) for two search and rescue (SAR) helicopters based on the islands. BIH, the largest UK-owned helicopter operator, works on ...

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FBI rescue team shot dead hostage taker after 3 men escaped from synagogue – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A senior law enforcement official confirmed to NBC News that Malik Faisal Akram, the man who investigators say took four people hostage at a Colleyville synagogue on Saturday, was shot dead by the rescue team. FBI hostages. Officials declined to release details about who shot Akram earlier because an internal review of the shooting is ongoing – which is standard ...

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Nova Scotia fire alarm rules ‘fiasco’ as SNP minister asked for statement

Scottish Labor has demanded an emergency declaration from Holyrood over a looming ‘fiasco’ over new fire and smoke alarm laws. The party said an SNP minister is due to explain the changes facing homeowners when new interconnected alarm laws come into force on February 1. Labor claimed the new legislation had been plagued with problems including a lack of public ...

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Fayetteville plans strategy for use of US bailout money

FAYETTEVILLE — The city is ready to hand out the bulk of its U.S. bailout money now that the federal government has released final rules. The city received $17.9 million in federal aid and received half the amount. The rest will come this year. So far, the city council has authorized the use of nearly $2.3 million. The city is ...

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Wind and waves cause major damage to Tahoe Douglas fire and rescue boat | Carson City Nevada News

See full picture Tahoe Douglas Fire’s Marine 24 as it was unveiled to the public off Edgewood Tahoe in 2017. Photo by STN. Paula Peterson, SouthTahoeNow.com A recent Lake Tahoe storm with wind gusts of 65 mph and above and waves 6-8 feet high caused damage to Marine 24, the fire protection district fire and rescue boat of Tahoe Douglas. ...

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A cop crosses a frozen lake to save a dog in a breathtaking video

A Labrador Retriever named Kona gave a warm welcome to a police officer who crossed thin ice in a lake to rescue the 10-month-old pup from freezing water. Video posted online by the Lewiston, New York, police department on Jan. 5 shows Officer Jonathan Smith coaxing the dog out of the water and back onto the ice at Bond Lake, ...

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Darren Young shares Rangers baptism of fire as Stirling Albion boss says chasing Gazza and Laudrup left him sick in the shower

Darren Young was SICK in the showers and nearly passed out after his first visit to Ibrox as a player. And on Friday night, he hopes his Stirling Albion players will feel equally exhausted when he returns as manager to face Rangers. The former Aberdeen midfielder only took charge of Binos last month after leaving East Fife in November. But ...

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Democratic and GOP caucus group sets session goals

BOISE — Gov. Brad Little kicked off the 2022 statewide legislative session by wanting to put more money back in the pockets of Idahoans, make strategic investments in education , broadband, maintenance, taxes and transport. After Little’s Jan. 10 speech, Democratic and Republican lawmakers weighed in on Little’s statements, with both caucus groups outlining their plans moving forward. Sen. Michelle ...

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Happy 200th Anniversary, HM Coastguard! Rescue service celebrates milestone

Credit: UK government press release Two hundred years of saving lives along Britain’s coasts and at sea, as well as coordinating the rescues of people in distress in international waters, are celebrated this year as HM Coastguard celebrates its milestone anniversary. It was on January 15, 1822 that HM Coastguard was officially established and has been working ever since to ...

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Gahler calls it a career as a firefighter after 35 years

“It was a cornerstone of my career. It has been the most challenging, rewarding and growth-enhancing professional opportunity I have ever had. I am comfortable retiring, having had the opportunity to help lead a growing and transitioning team. You don’t get many opportunities like that in life and I’m very lucky to have had it. CANMORE – After 35 years ...

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Douglas Chapman, MP for Dunfermline and West Fife, raises the Rosyth ferry case at Westminster

The argument for reopening a direct ferry link between Rosyth and Europe has been raised in Parliament. Dunfermline and West Fife MP Douglas Chapman called for support for Scotland’s export and maritime industry during a debate on direct ferry links between Scotland and Europe in Westminster last week. The SNP MP, who has campaigned for the restoration of a ferry ...

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Betty White Challenge urges fans to donate to animal shelters and rescue groups

LONG ISLAND (WABC) — Betty White fans across the country are asking people to commemorate the animal lover’s 100th birthday on Monday by donating $5 to their local animal shelter or rescue organization. The Betty White Challenge started on Facebook and has taken off. The American Humane Society says donations to its organization have skyrocketed since Betty White’s death “We’ve ...

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The ex-competitor of The Chase de Chatteris becomes a firefighter

Posted: 11:25 am January 13, 2022 Update: 12:01 January 13, 2022 A former contestant of The Chase, described as “the most amazing” in the history of the series, has chosen to add another dimension to his career. Josh Templeman will join the Chatteris Fire Station as a firefighter on duty with the Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service (CFRS) after completing ...

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Boris Johnson, Under Fire, apologizes for pandemic party

LONDON – Faced with a life-threatening threat to its leaders, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday apologized contrite for attending a garden party in Downing Street as his country was under strict coronavirus lockdown. Mr Johnson, who had not previously admitted to being at the party, admitted his conduct offended the public. But he insisted he believed the rally ...

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SES warns of flooding complacency in West New South Wales after several rescues

The state emergency service is warning people against complacency around flood waters following several rescues in west-central New South Wales over the weekend. Key points: SES crews in the western zone have carried out 121 rescues from flood waters since November SES fears people will be caught off guard by flash floods Campers are encouraged to consult the weather forecast ...

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Arson victim congratulates firefighters on quick response after car fire

The arson victim praised the firefighters who helped save his property from the blaze. In the early hours of Saturday, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) received a call indicating that a car was on fire in Ryhope. A team from the Farringdon Community Fire Station were on the scene in just seven minutes and were able to ...

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Family continues legacy of animal-loving son after tragic train crash

Joseph Willcocks: family continues legacy of animal-loving son after tragic train crash Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google A Google “G” brand icon. Linked to An ...

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‘We’re coming for you,’ warns Michael Gove of apartment builders in conflict over fire hazards – UK politics live

Hello. Michel gove, the upgrade secretary, made a rare appearance during today’s morning interview. He mainly spoke of the announcement of the £ 4 billion support program for tenants affected by excessive siding removal costs, which will be the subject of a declaration to the Commons later. But he was also asked about Covid, and in an interview with the ...

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Halifax Search and Rescue takes on new role and helps locate homeless people in the city

[ad_1] Halifax Search and Rescue recently took on a new role – on nights when the mercury drops or a storm hits, the city has tasked volunteers to watch those living on the streets. This weekend marked the seventh time that volunteers had come out. Walking through the woods of a park in the Halifax area around midnight on Saturday, ...

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First fundraiser of the year for Walmer RNLI

[ad_1] A third annual Christmas tree chipping operation raised vital funds for the establishment. Wet, windy and cool weather Saturday, January 8 did not dampen the enthusiasm of Walmer volunteers and local sponsor and businessman Tom Ledger’s Leaf Tree Services as they prepared to prune a forest of Christmas trees for the third fundraiser. Walmer’s annual lifeboat fundraiser. More than ...

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