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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service and county villagers support efforts in Ukraine

UK charity Fire Aid and International Development (Fire Aid) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) are coordinating donations of more than 5,000 pieces of fire and rescue equipment and PPE to be sent in convoy to Ukraine. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has provided a kit including fire boots and masks as well as gas monitoring equipment which will now ...

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DPD van and car crash closing Liverpool’s main road

A main road in Liverpool has been closed after a DPD van and people carrier crashed. Merseyside Police rushed to Longmoor Lane in Fazakerley at around 9.30pm on Wednesday March 9 following reports of an accident. Once at the scene, officers discovered that a DPD van and a Ford S-max had crashed at the Lower Lane junction. READ MORE: Former ...

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Car overturned like a ‘tumble dryer’ as driver was stuck for 12 hours

A driver who was trapped in his overturned convertible for 12 hours following an accident that left him thrown around the car ‘like someone in a clothes dryer’ after he swerved to avoid hitting a sheep. Kenneth Kinley, 57, was trapped inside his Vauxhall Cascada after rolling down an embankment as he tried to avoid hitting cattle on a country ...

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Saturday headlines: Larbert House ‘explosion’ and Postcode Lottery tragedy

Good evening and welcome to Saturday’s press briefing. Top stories on the Daily Record website today include: ‘the explosion’ like the Larbert house, the postcode lottery tragedy and ‘Putin’s plans to dominate Europe’. Here are the main titles. Read more Related Articles Read more Related Articles “Explosion” in a house in Larbert as several teams of firefighters and police rush ...

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Ipswich: Ashcroft Road bungalow fire

Published: 07:10 25 February 2022 Power to some homes in Ipswich is set to be cut after more than half a dozen fire crews tackled a house and garage fire this morning. Emergency services were called to the Ashcroft Road fire at 2.28am. Crews across the county were called just before 2.30am to the Ashcroft Road fire – Credit: Suffolk ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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200 City of Edmonton employees on leave with COVID-19, including outbreak at Edmonton Fire Department – Edmonton

As businesses in many industries grapple with staff shortages due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the city of Edmonton has said it is also concerned about the potential impact of the fifth wave on its workforce. Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases among its employees, the city said on Tuesday it was making minor ...

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Corolla Fire and Rescue receives $ 25,000 grant – The Coastland Times

State Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshal Mike Causey announced that the Corolla Fire and Rescue has received a grant of $ 25,000 through the 2021 North Carolina State Volunteer Rescue / EMS fund . The check will be mailed to Fire Chief Richard Shortway to be used by the Rescue Organization / EMS to purchase the necessary equipment. Equipment is ...

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Emergency services rush into major road incident near Charing Cross in Glasgow

Emergency services rushed to a major incident on a bridge in Glasgow’s Charing Cross area. Photos show a heavy police, fire and ambulance presence outside the Scottish Power building on St Vincent Street. St Vincent Street reopened westbound to Newton Street after closing for a short time. The nature of the incident is unclear, but police are currently staying at ...

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Pledge to bail out residents affected by Christmas Day flooding

The government has pledged to bail out residents, homeowners and businesses in the southeastern part of the country affected by flash floods on Christmas Day. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s pledge comes as a town in Co Wexford suffered the worst flooding in 62 years as torrential rains hit the area. A multi-agency response kicked into action in Bridgetown, County Wexford, ...

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Exeter man arrested after scaffolding rescue in city center

A man has been arrested on suspicion of numerous offenses after he got stranded on scaffolding in Exeter. Emergency services were called to Fore Street at around 8 p.m. with concerns for a man’s well-being. As reported by DevonLive, the area was cordoned off and firefighters used an aerial ladder to help lower the man. Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

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2-year-old girl dies in horror fire when her family’s Christmas tree caught fire despite mom’s desperate attempt to save her

A toddler has died in a horror fire after his family’s Christmas tree caught fire. Ginevra’s desperate mother Gioia Manganello, two, was driven back by flames at the family home in Sicily as she tried to save her daughter. 3 Ginevra Gioia Manganello died in a fire at her home in SicilyCredit: Flash info 3 A short circuit would have ...

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Reading fire: Researchers warn families of two missing they are unlikely to be found by Christmas

The families of two people missing following a deadly fire in Reading have been warned by investigators that they are unlikely to be found before Christmas. Emergency services looking for the couple after a major fire at an apartment building in Reading said a full search of the building could take “several weeks”. Structural scaffolding is being installed around the ...

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Michigan House Bills to support emergency services | WJMN

LANSING, Michigan (WJMN) – Bills 4172, 4247 and 5026 were signed by Governor Whitmer today and will support Michigan first responders and emergency services. House Bill 4172 amends the Worker’s Disability Compensation Act to include current and former part-time, on-call or volunteer firefighters under the Deemed First Responder Coverage Fund. Firefighters who develop certain cancers can claim workers’ compensation benefits ...

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Four young children killed in horror fire after 60 firefighters fought to save them from home hell

FOUR children died in a horrific fire in London this evening. The toddlers – all believed to be related and under the age of five – were killed when a fire broke out at a property in Collingwood Road, Sutton, just before 7 p.m. 3 Children have died in a fire in southwest London this eveningCredit: Darren Fletcher 3 Police ...

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International Volunteer Day

Volunteering means providing services for free or “Fee Sabeelillah” (In the path of Allah). Volunteers are driven by the desire to contribute to the well-being of their society, without expectation of material reward. Their efforts promote civic values ​​and social cohesion. Since 1985, International Volunteer Day (IVD) has been celebrated on December 5 each year to promote volunteerism, encourage governments ...

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The horror of the M8 fireball as a car flares up on a busy highway with fire crews called in

Police were forced to shut down a busy section of the M8 after an engine was engulfed in flames near Harthill. The emergency services remain present on the scene of the roadway in an easterly direction between junctions 5 and 6 Friday afternoon. The engine caught fire around 4 p.m. (Image: Lynsey Fojut) Read more Related Articles Motorists were warned ...

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CFCC Hosts Public Safety Training Exhibit As Emergency Teams Search For Personnel

CASTLE HAYNE, NC (WECT) – Emergency personnel are one of the many groups that have faced staffing shortages during the pandemic. Thursday evening at Cape Fear Community College, emergency, fire and police services from across the region had the opportunity to meet with potential employees. “Anytime is a great opportunity to step into the realm of public safety,” said Chris ...

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Blue Light Together: Prince William unveils historic mental health support for 999 heroes

November 25, 2021, 11:20 | Updated: November 25, 2021, 13:25 Prince William has unveiled a historic mental health support package for emergency service workers. He unveiled the Blue Light Together initiative to key figures in the UK’s first aid services at an event in London today. It’s an issue close to the heart of the Royal, the Duke having worked ...

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Waukesha Co.’s canine search and rescue team jump into action as parade tragedy unfolds

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) – When mass chaos hit the streets of Waukesha on Sunday, a family trained in emergency services jumped in to help – their dogs too. Three generations, father, son and grandson, all members of the South Waukesha County Canine Search and Rescue Team. When the high-speed SUV drove through an intersection on Sunday, the training they ...

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All is wool that ends wool: watch firefighters rescue sheep from a river

Firefighters were called in to rescue a sheep that was in trouble this weekend. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Teams were called after reports an animal was struggling in the River Leam near Offchurch. With a shear effort, the firefighters managed to pull the soggy sheep out of the water and bring them back safe and sound to their field, proving ...

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Emergency incident at Loch Lomond as three men struggle in the water

A MAJOR emergency has been triggered at Loch Lomond after three swimmers found themselves struggling in the water. Emergency crews rushed to the picturesque Luss around 11:30 a.m. after panicked onlookers sounded the alarm bells. 1 Three men struggled in the water at Loch Lomond Police confirmed that three men had been rescued from the water and taken to safety. ...

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Two women, two children are killed in horrific London house fire

TWO women and two children have died in a horrific fire in south-east London, firefighters have said. The four victims were extracted from the house by firefighters using a nine-meter ladder and breathing apparatus – but they all died at the scene. 3 Four people died in London house fireCredit: UkNewsinPictures 3 Firefighters used a nine-meter ladder to pull victims ...

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Person rushed to hospital after two car crashes

One person was rushed to hospital after a car accident. Emergency services were called shortly before 8 p.m. at Erskine Street near the Royal Liverpool University Hospital today. Two cars were involved in the crash near the Moss Street junction. READ MORE:Taxi driver who escaped terrorist attack told rescuer “someone blew me up” Footage from the scene shows two fire ...

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Broncos and Denver Rescue Mission team up to collect and distribute Thanksgiving food

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – The Denver Broncos and the Denver Rescue Mission are teaming up to collect Thanksgiving turkeys and food items for families in need at the UCHealth Training Center on Saturday. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, the Broncos Team Store parking lot at the UCHealth Training Center (13403 E. Broncos Parkway) will serve as the one-day collection ...

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How 250 people helped save man trapped for 53 hours in one of Britain’s deepest caves

Breadcrumb Links World New Injured speleologist slowly ascended “a kilometer or two” on a stretcher through steep, wet and winding passages Author of the article: Shari Kulha Release date : 09 Nov 2021 • 51 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation The injured man lies on the blue stretcher as rescuers carefully cross fast-flowing rivers ...

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Crews participate in coach crash training exercise

Firefighters provided medical attention to crash survivors during a multi-agency training exercise at Southampton Airport. Crews worked alongside airport emergency response teams, Hampshire Police, South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) and local authority planners. The exercise scenario involved a trainer crashing into a plane, with several volunteers claiming to be injured, dazed and in distress. More than 30 firefighters from Hampshire ...

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Watch massive flames erupt from the Glasgow home as emergency services rush to the scene

Hero firefighters are currently battling a house fire in Glasgow which saw flames erupting from the roof of the property. Emergency services were called to the scene in the Cronberry Quadrant at approximately 8:19 p.m. Friday, November 5. Images from the area show several fire trucks parked on quiet Crookston Street with crews using an overhead device to extinguish water ...

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Police cordoned off downtown Coalville parking lot after man died

A parking lot in downtown Coalville was cordoned off by police today after a man died. Emergency services were called to the scene behind the town’s Belvoir Shopping Center near High Street shortly after 1 p.m. Eyewitnesses reported that an area had been “taped up”, with police cars and a fire crew spotted. READ MORE: Council’s efforts to go green ...

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Redmond Council Receives Update on Planned Regional Emergency Services Training and Coordination Center

(Update: added video, CJOC comments) REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council provided an update on a proposed regional emergency coordination and training center on Tuesday evening at Redmond City Council and has received the support of several councilors for it. ambitious project. Looming threats and a rapidly growing region are just some of the reasons Shelby Knight, ...

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Colchester Head Street: Police close Essex road as bus catches fire

Essex Police cordoned off a road after a bus caught fire. Emergency services, including Essex County Fire and Rescue Services and Essex Police, were called to Head Street in Colchester, after a bus caught fire around 4 p.m. yesterday after -midday (October 30). The road was completely blocked off at the Southway junction, Colchester, while emergency services dealt with the ...

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Anniversary of the first UN-INSARAG certified rescue team in South Asia

Whenever anyone would like to write down the achievements of the emergency services commonly known as Rescue 1122, one would feel proud to mention the first Pakistani Rescue Team (PRT) certified by the United Nations INSARAG in South Asia. Pakistan Rescue Team of Emergency Services Academy (Rescue 1122), Lahore received this great honor of United Nations certification after completing a ...

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Antrim fire: nearly 40 firefighters on site to fight massive fire in industrial area | United Kingdom | New

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has warned residents to keep their windows closed due to the intense smoke plumes emitted by the blaze. Authorities have reported that there is currently a team of 38 firefighters at the scene, Belfast Live writes. There are concerns that one of the burning trailers contains plastic. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue ...

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Tribute to “caring and funny” father killed in house explosion as family reveals cause of explosion, it will take WEEKS to find out

TRIBUTES were paid to a “caring and funny” father in his 50s who died in an explosion in his family home. Carl Whalley died on Friday afternoon in the explosion at the Clayton-le-Woods house in Lancashire. 5 Carl Whalley died in the explosion at his family home in Clayton-le-Woods, LancashireCredit: Linkedin 5 Police said on Friday a man in his ...

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Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson calls for making the A9 junction with Daviot safer to help drivers in Inverness-shire

The junction of the A9 with Daviot. A HIGHLAND advisor requests road improvements on the A9 junction with Daviot at the B851. Stating that the issue is urgent and needs to be resolved, Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson wrote to Transport Scotland and spoke to Highland Council officials to voice his concerns. Earlier this month, a nearby accident, where a woman ...

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Some states want to charge for the rescue of lost hikers

It was 11 p.m. one evening in July last year when a couple realized they weren’t going back down the Old Bridle Path. They were with their two children just over a mile from the popular Mount Lafayette hiking trail, about 70 miles north of Concord, New Hampshire. They had underestimated how long it would take to complete the two ...

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Dublin firefighters shortage

With emergency services during the busiest time of the year just around the corner, here’s what you need to know about the firefighter shortage in Dublin. Why are there staff shortages in the Dublin Fire Department? Currently, the agreed number of firefighters for the Dublin Fire Department staff is 965, which is part of an agreement reached with the Workplace ...

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Council fireworks are canceled | West Dunbartonshire Council

Posted on September 30, 2021 Councilors agreed to cancel the Council fireworks in Dumbarton and Dalmuir in November following the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. The move comes after new guidelines have been agreed to in the Scottish Parliament, meaning any adult attending a major event from 1 October 2021 will need to present their vaccination passport before they can ...

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Liverpool company fire breaks out as teams rush to the scene

Firefighters rushed to a Liverpool business after a fire. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to a business on County Road in Walton at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28. After teams arrived just five minutes later at 8:20 p.m., they found a fire at the company’s door. READ MORE:Drunk driver sobs in court after witnessing ‘gruesome’ murders ...

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Women firefighters bring new skills and diversity to the Merredin brigade

The stereotypical image of the buff, oiled and semi-nude firefighters adorning the cover of calendars is a far cry from the volunteer firefighters you’d likely see in Western Australia’s eastern wheatbelt. Key points: Women make up nearly half of Merredin’s fire and rescue service Lt. Sheree Lowe says brigade offers childcare program to attract female volunteers Statewide, women make up ...

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Martin Blunden: Fury as the Scottish fire and rescue team were attacked by young people from Edinburgh during an emergency call to Gracemount

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) team were ambushed as they put out an out of control bonfire in the grounds of Mansion House in Gracemount just before 9 p.m. Sunday. Blinded firefighters were forced to call the police for backup as young people swarmed them with projectiles that damaged their fire engine. No injuries or arrests were reported, ...

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Irvine: training days for firefighters in the highlands before gradual demolition

Fire crews have received invaluable on-the-job training in Irvine’s high apartments as the five 14-story blocks await demolition. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service held another controlled fire simulation exercise in disused multi-story apartments at Doon Court last week – right next to where crews responded to the tragic Garnock Court fire which claimed the life of a resident 22 ...

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The M66 forced to close following a “serious” accident involving six vehicles

A section of the M66 was closed after a vehicle overturned following a “serious” accident this evening (September 25). Emergency services were called to junction three near Pilsworth, Bury, around 8:30 p.m. this evening. A man was released from a van following the crash on the southbound carriageway, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said. Six vehicles were ...

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Houses ‘sink’ on Scots Street, forcing residents to safety

Heartbroken families were forced to flee their homes in terror in the early hours of the morning – after their buildings began to collapse. They rushed to retrieve their belongings after huge cracks appeared in their walls, floors and ceilings, exposing the houses below and the dirt below. The drama unfolded in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, this morning with some residents claiming ...

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Search intensifies for missing St Austell man Anthony Haley

The search for a missing Cornwall man in his 40s has intensified as emergency services and his family remain concerned for his well-being. Anthony Haley, 42, of St Austell, was last seen around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (September 22). Police, coast guards, mountain search and rescue teams and people who know Anthony are looking for him – with the search intensifying ...

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Inspirational people from Leicestershire honored at 2021 Heroes Awards

The LeicestershireLive Heroes Awards 2021 took place tonight – celebrating the inspiring members of our communities and offering them well-deserved recognition. The awards, whose main sponsor was the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner, took place at King Power Stadium in Leicester. The awards were hosted by presenter Des Coleman and saw a range of awards given for feats of compassion, ...

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Cumbria rescue team receives new Land Rover

A Cumbria rescue team are the recipients of a brand new car. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) received the keys to their new rescue vehicle from Colin Todd of Lakeland Land Rover. The vehicle is the first of the New Defender 110 model to be adapted for mountain rescue and the purchase and conversion was made possible thanks to the ...

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Scottish ace Andy Robertson surprises Little Champions trio with trip to see Santa

It was an evening that so many people have been waiting for – an evening filled with celebration, camaraderie and enthusiastic applause for his examples of heroism and moving and empowering dedication to others. The Scotland’s Champions Awards have seen stars from the stage, film and sport present awards, encourage and recognize the incredible acts of selfless courage shown by ...

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Search and rescue training exercises to test skills and interoperability

Search and rescue personnel will practice skills and interoperability this week with two planned training exercises. This weekend, Tasmanian Police search and rescue teams will be joined by participants from Ambulance Tasmania and several rescue and volunteer groups including the State Emergency Service (SES) , Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST), Southern Tasmanian Caverneers, Northern Caverneers and the Mole Creek Caving ...

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Dad reveals horrific moment he tried to save man from fireball crash before scorching heat forced him to give up

A HERO dad has revealed the horrific moment he tried to save a man from a fireball car crash before the scorching heat forced him to give up. The vehicle caught fire after crashing into a building in west London yesterday, killing three people. 5 The remains of the car following the explosion of the “fireball”Credit: PA 5 Brave Danny ...

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Firefighters tackle a large blaze in Scotland’s industrial area as a huge plume of smoke is seen in the area

Smoke was seen in a Scottish town this morning as a large fire broke out in an industrial area, Emergency services rushed to the scene of the Lenziemill industrial area in Cumbernauld after receiving reports of a fire. Two fire apparatuses were called in to help extinguish the flames at around 8:10 a.m. Thick black smoke could be seen from ...

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Children play near targeted house when gunman opened fire as cops escalate investigation

Children were playing in gardens near an Edinburgh house where a gunman opened fire, cops said. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Burdiehouse Drive after the alarm went off around 8:40 p.m. Friday. 2 The cops cordoned off the streetCredit: Alan MacGregor Ewing 2 Forensic pathologists were on the sceneCredit: Alan MacGregor Ewing The man, woman and two young ...

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Rescue workers rescue two kayakers in difficulty on the Lune River

Emergency services were called when two kayakers found themselves in difficulty in the water of the Moon River. The incident took place last weekend and prompted a huge response from emergency services. The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Lancashire Police, North West Ambulance Service and the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team witnessed the incident near Lancaster. FOLLOWING: ‘Caring and generous’ ...

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Lost hikers rely on unpaid rescuers. Colorado could change that.

Embarrassed by an aging volunteer base, search and rescue officials across the country say they are struggling to cope with an increase in calls for help. “The lack of lifeguards is a chronic problem in many areas,” said Jeff Sparhawk, president of the Colorado Search and Rescue Association. “Some teams are very hard hit. “ Colorado lawmakers say the problem ...

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Doctors train to join the air ambulance team

Twenty-five new RACQ LifeFlight rescue intensive care medics have boarded Queensland helicopters and rescue jets, ready to provide advanced medical care to sick or injured patients, often in some of the most difficult places in the world. State. The course was facilitated by medics, crew officers and trainers from LIfeFlight. “These doctors are working here for us because they are ...

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Loch Lomond incident: Emergency services, including divers searching for water at a beauty spot in Balloch, Scotland, following concerns over a person

Emergency services are searching the water in Loch Lomond following a person’s concern on Friday evening (Photo: John Devlin). A police helicopter, divers and rescue boats were spotted in the Balloch area of ​​Loch on Friday evening. Scottish police have confirmed that divers have been in the water as part of their search for the person. Register now to our ...

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Boy dies after being rescued from Lough Sheelin

A 15-year-old boy who was rescued from a lake on Tuesday afternoon has died. The boy was pronounced dead last night at CHI Temple Street in Dublin. The boy was swimming in Lough Sheelin, a lake at the meeting point of the counties of Westmeath, Meath and Cavan. The boy was rescued from the water shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday ...

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Plano fire chief appointed chairman of national security committee

Plano Fire Chief Sam Greif has been appointed chairman of the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Terrorism and Homeland Security committee, the city said. Greif has been on the committee since 2016 and previously chaired the cybersecurity subcommittee. The International Association of Fire Chiefs advises policymakers in the White House, federal agencies and Congress on how to develop national legislation ...

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19-year-old man dies at Salford Quays in water rescue

A 19-year-old man has died after emergency services responded to reports of a person in the water at Salford Quays. Officers were called to the site at around 4:40 p.m. Sunday over concerns over someone in the water, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said. A joint rescue operation involving the Police, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the North West ...

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Spectacular rescue of a burning boat in the River Trent at Newark Castle as part of the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service training

A spectacular rescue of a burning boat in the river at Newark Castle was a working day for the rescue services yesterday (Wednesday). Onlookers may have seen Nottinghamshire Police taking part in an exercise to save the boat and its crew, on a mission which was only a stone’s throw from Newark Castle. This was part of a training program ...

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Ayrshire NHS emergency services show commitment to LGBT + equality

NHS Ayrshire & Arran worked with an emergency services partner to commemorate the end of Pride Month and show their continued support for the LGBT + community. Representatives from the NHS Ayrshire & Arran, the Scottish Police, the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service waved a rainbow pride flag outside the University Hospital Crosshouse to commemorate ...

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In pictures: Torrential rains cause flooding in Peterborough

At around 5:30 p.m., the skies opened and the city was flooded with precipitation, causing traffic chaos and extensive damage. Boulevard Bourges was flooded again but this time was perhaps one of the worst ever, with vehicles including an ambulance unable to move. Elsewhere, large puddles of water caused major traffic jams on the Fletton Parkway towards Eye, with some ...

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Oxfordshire Fire Department film recalls residents’ safety challenges during pandemic

The Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service has released a new short film designed to highlight recent collaborations with other emergency services and showcase new ways of working over the past year . Residents can now count on a more experienced and better prepared fire department, thanks to the knowledge acquired by the teams while adapting to the challenges ...

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Russian plane crashes with 28 passengers on board

The plane, a Russian-built Antonov An-26 turboprop twin-engine, was flying from the regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the village of Palana in northern Kamchatka, when it missed a scheduled communication and disappeared from radar, according to local emergencies. and transport agents. The Russian Aviation Agency told CNN on Tuesday that the wreckage of the plane was found 2.5 kilometers from the ...

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Fishing company in court after ghillie dies in river tragedy

A fishing rights company has appeared in court charged with breaking health and safety laws after a ghillie drowned at a popular angling site. Father-of-three James Sinclair – known as Jimmy – passed away at the Canterland Rhythm of the North Esk River near the Kinnardy Pool fishing hut on August 31, 2018. The case was called yesterday at Aberdeen ...

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Flat blast man was badly burned while trying to get rid of drugs in his kitchen

Man badly burned after blowing up his apartment while trying to create a mind-blowing drug faces jail. David Hastie, 38, concocted tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the psychoactive component of marijuana – in his first-floor apartment, but caused an explosion when butane gas ignited. The force of the explosion blew up the windows of the property in Hamilton and caused extensive damage ...

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‘Truly generous’ family loses it all in house fire that started while dining

A family lost everything after a fire destroyed their home over the weekend. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Saturday night when smoke was seen rising from the building. Firefighters have discovered a well-developed blaze on property in Hamilton’s Hillhouse area, Lanarkshire Live reports. Three more fire engines were dispatched to the scene to help control the flames while ...

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