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Brooklyn Paper
13 hours ago
Brooklyn

'They moved very quickly': Firefighters rescue 11 from Sunset Park blaze * Brooklyn Paper

Firefighters rescued 11 residents from a two-alarm fire in Sunset Park, with civilians transported for smoke inhalation. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Miami

Over a dozen people rescued after Miami apartment complex goes up in flames, officials say

Miami firefighters rescued over a dozen people, including a child, from a three-story apartment complex fire. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Firefighters Rescue Brownsville Woman From Burning NYCHA Building

Three firefighters from FDNY Ladder 120 saved a disabled woman from a burning apartment.
The firefighters acted quickly to rescue the woman before water hoses could be used to combat the fire. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Firefighters rescue police officer from trapped van in south east London crash

A police officer was rescued by firefighters after a crash involving a bus and a police vehicle in south east London.
Multiple police officers and passengers were taken to the hospital, but their injuries are not life-threatening. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
California

Firefighters rescue woman from 25-foot sinkhole in Fontana

Firefighters rescued a woman from a 25-foot deep sinkhole in Fontana.
The woman was conscious and able to speak with her rescuers during the rescue. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Canarsie Residents Injured in House Fire Rushed to Hospital

Firefighters rescued three people trapped in a cluttered home during a fire in Brooklyn.
The fire victims are in stable condition at nearby hospitals. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
13 hours ago
Brooklyn

'They moved very quickly': Firefighters rescue 11 from Sunset Park blaze * Brooklyn Paper

Firefighters rescued 11 residents from a two-alarm fire in Sunset Park, with civilians transported for smoke inhalation. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Miami

Over a dozen people rescued after Miami apartment complex goes up in flames, officials say

Miami firefighters rescued over a dozen people, including a child, from a three-story apartment complex fire. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Firefighters Rescue Brownsville Woman From Burning NYCHA Building

Three firefighters from FDNY Ladder 120 saved a disabled woman from a burning apartment.
The firefighters acted quickly to rescue the woman before water hoses could be used to combat the fire. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Firefighters rescue police officer from trapped van in south east London crash

A police officer was rescued by firefighters after a crash involving a bus and a police vehicle in south east London.
Multiple police officers and passengers were taken to the hospital, but their injuries are not life-threatening. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
California

Firefighters rescue woman from 25-foot sinkhole in Fontana

Firefighters rescued a woman from a 25-foot deep sinkhole in Fontana.
The woman was conscious and able to speak with her rescuers during the rescue. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Canarsie Residents Injured in House Fire Rushed to Hospital

Firefighters rescued three people trapped in a cluttered home during a fire in Brooklyn.
The fire victims are in stable condition at nearby hospitals. [ more ]
morefirefighters
#brooklyn
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Off-duty firefighter saves Brooklyn man trying to rescue 9 dogs from burning building

Off-duty firefighter saves man and dogs from burning building near Prospect Park. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 months ago
Brooklyn

Two-alarm Brooklyn fire leaves dozen homeless

Over a dozen residents lost homes after a two-alarm fire in Brooklyn. [ more ]
Cbsnews
2 months ago
Cars

Off-duty FDNY firefighter recounts saving a man from a burning car in Brooklyn

Off-duty firefighter hailed as hero for rescuing man from burning car. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Off-duty firefighter saves man trapped in flame-engulfed car in Brooklyn

FDNY lieutenant rescues driver from car engulfed in flames on Belt Parkway [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Trainee Firefighter Heroically Rescues Severely Injured Man from House Fire

A Brooklyn probationary firefighter, Joe Tenteromano, played a critical role in saving a resident's life during a house fire. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Off-duty firefighter saves Brooklyn man trying to rescue 9 dogs from burning building

Off-duty firefighter saves man and dogs from burning building near Prospect Park. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 months ago
Brooklyn

Two-alarm Brooklyn fire leaves dozen homeless

Over a dozen residents lost homes after a two-alarm fire in Brooklyn. [ more ]
Cbsnews
2 months ago
Cars

Off-duty FDNY firefighter recounts saving a man from a burning car in Brooklyn

Off-duty firefighter hailed as hero for rescuing man from burning car. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Off-duty firefighter saves man trapped in flame-engulfed car in Brooklyn

FDNY lieutenant rescues driver from car engulfed in flames on Belt Parkway [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Trainee Firefighter Heroically Rescues Severely Injured Man from House Fire

A Brooklyn probationary firefighter, Joe Tenteromano, played a critical role in saving a resident's life during a house fire. [ more ]
morebrooklyn
#subway
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Video shows shirtless woman being pulled off NYC subway tracks after crawling under train

MTA employees rescue shirtless woman crawling under a train in Manhattan. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Footage Shows NYPD Rescue Man Who Fell on Subway Tracks in Brooklyn

Two NYPD officers save man from oncoming subway train
Rescue captured on body camera video [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Video shows shirtless woman being pulled off NYC subway tracks after crawling under train

MTA employees rescue shirtless woman crawling under a train in Manhattan. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Footage Shows NYPD Rescue Man Who Fell on Subway Tracks in Brooklyn

Two NYPD officers save man from oncoming subway train
Rescue captured on body camera video [ more ]
moresubway
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
Chicago Bears

Young bears saved after mom's death return to wild, California video shows

Two rescued black bear cubs returned to the wild after being raised by San Diego Humane Society. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
JavaScript

Brave Little Hunter is free: Baby orca escapes lagoon for open seas

Rescuers faced challenges in saving a stranded orca calf named Brave Little Hunter in a remote Vancouver Island lagoon. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Two people rescued in separate MBTA incidents in as many days

Two separate incidents involved people being rescued from dangerous situations on the MBTA. [ more ]
#gratitude
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Marketing

Hero hockey fan blocks out-of-play puck from hitting 4-year-old boy

A quick-thinking man saved a 4-year-old boy from a flying hockey puck at a game, sparking a heartwarming chain of events. [ more ]
www.kilburntimes.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Boy, 9, rescued from River Brent after being 'stranded' in water

Police rescued a 9-year-old boy stranded in River Brent.
Quick response by police and teamwork led to successful rescue. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
Los Angeles

'Westworld' actor Jonathan Tucker helps rescue neighbor's family during home invasion

Actor Jonathan Tucker helped rescue a neighbor's family during a home invasion. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Marketing

Hero hockey fan blocks out-of-play puck from hitting 4-year-old boy

A quick-thinking man saved a 4-year-old boy from a flying hockey puck at a game, sparking a heartwarming chain of events. [ more ]
www.kilburntimes.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Boy, 9, rescued from River Brent after being 'stranded' in water

Police rescued a 9-year-old boy stranded in River Brent.
Quick response by police and teamwork led to successful rescue. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
Los Angeles

'Westworld' actor Jonathan Tucker helps rescue neighbor's family during home invasion

Actor Jonathan Tucker helped rescue a neighbor's family during a home invasion. [ more ]
moregratitude
SFGATE
3 months ago
San Francisco

Four rescued from overturned boat 5 miles from Golden Gate Bridge

Four people rescued from capsized boat off San Francisco coast. [ more ]
#california
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Speeding car flies over trucks and into garage in California neighborhood, video shows

A reckless driver launched a car over trucks and crashed into a California home, causing major damage but fortunately no injuries were reported. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

Deputies dive into river to rescue woman - and she fights back, California cops say

Deputies saved a woman swept down the Russian River near Guerneville
Woman fought deputies during rescue [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Hiker gets stuck 9,800 feet up treacherous California mountain, deputies say

A hiker was rescued after getting stranded on Mt. Baldy in California.
The hiker trekked off trail and ended up in an unsafe area on the mountain. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

28-year-old hiker slips and plunges 30 feet at California waterfall, rescuers say

A 28-year-old hiker fell 30 feet from Tangerine Falls in California and was airlifted to a hospital with a hip injury.
Officials are warning about the dangers of hiking to Tangerine Falls after recent heavy rain. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Drone spots body of 22-year-old hiker week after she vanished on Mount Baldy, cops say

A missing hiker was found dead on a California mountain after a drone spotted her body.
Rescuers had been unable to reach the area due to heavy snowfall. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Sailor vanishes going from California to Hawaii - but shows up weeks late, officials say

A sailor who went missing while sailing from California to Hawaii has been found safe.
Rescuers used multiple means to determine the sailor's location and he arrived in Hawaii on February 3rd. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Speeding car flies over trucks and into garage in California neighborhood, video shows

A reckless driver launched a car over trucks and crashed into a California home, causing major damage but fortunately no injuries were reported. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

Deputies dive into river to rescue woman - and she fights back, California cops say

Deputies saved a woman swept down the Russian River near Guerneville
Woman fought deputies during rescue [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Hiker gets stuck 9,800 feet up treacherous California mountain, deputies say

A hiker was rescued after getting stranded on Mt. Baldy in California.
The hiker trekked off trail and ended up in an unsafe area on the mountain. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

28-year-old hiker slips and plunges 30 feet at California waterfall, rescuers say

A 28-year-old hiker fell 30 feet from Tangerine Falls in California and was airlifted to a hospital with a hip injury.
Officials are warning about the dangers of hiking to Tangerine Falls after recent heavy rain. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Drone spots body of 22-year-old hiker week after she vanished on Mount Baldy, cops say

A missing hiker was found dead on a California mountain after a drone spotted her body.
Rescuers had been unable to reach the area due to heavy snowfall. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Sailor vanishes going from California to Hawaii - but shows up weeks late, officials say

A sailor who went missing while sailing from California to Hawaii has been found safe.
Rescuers used multiple means to determine the sailor's location and he arrived in Hawaii on February 3rd. [ more ]
morecalifornia
#los-angeles-river
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

A river rescue, pounding hail in SoCal. Meanwhile, a significant late-season storm is brewing

Intense storm in Southern California led to Los Angeles River rescue
Further high-impact storm expected by Friday [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Man rescued from raging Los Angeles River after jumping in to save dog

A man was rescued from the swollen Los Angeles River after jumping in to save his dog.
The incident occurred after a storm caused torrential rain, flooding, and landslides in Southern California. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Normally at a crawl, the Los Angeles River threatens to overflow during torrential rains

The Los Angeles River, often hidden in concrete channels, recently experienced high water levels due to heavy rains.
A man was rescued from the river after jumping in to save his dog, highlighting the dangers posed by the fast-moving current. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

A river rescue, pounding hail in SoCal. Meanwhile, a significant late-season storm is brewing

Intense storm in Southern California led to Los Angeles River rescue
Further high-impact storm expected by Friday [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Man rescued from raging Los Angeles River after jumping in to save dog

A man was rescued from the swollen Los Angeles River after jumping in to save his dog.
The incident occurred after a storm caused torrential rain, flooding, and landslides in Southern California. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Normally at a crawl, the Los Angeles River threatens to overflow during torrential rains

The Los Angeles River, often hidden in concrete channels, recently experienced high water levels due to heavy rains.
A man was rescued from the river after jumping in to save his dog, highlighting the dangers posed by the fast-moving current. [ more ]
morelos-angeles-river
#fire
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
Los Angeles

Cara Delevingne's multi-million dollar Los Angeles home destroyed in fire

Cara Delevingne's Los Angeles home destroyed in fire
Delevingne's cats survived the fire [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Kensington fire: Man arrested on suspicion of arson after blaze at block of flats leaves 11 in hospital

A man has been arrested for suspected arson after a fire in Kensington, with 11 hospitalized.
Police officers and residents were rescued from the blaze, and the incident is being treated as suspicious. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Man dies after fire at block of flats on Woolwich Common

One man died in a flat fire on Woolwich Common, with firefighters rescuing others.
The cause of the fire in the six-storey block of flats is under investigation. [ more ]
www.islingtongazette.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Police probe as man taken to hospital after flat fire

A blaze in a mid-terraced house in King's Cross left one man in the hospital.
Firefighters rescued the man and brought the fire under control within an hour. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Roof destroyed in fire in Romford attended by 60 London firefighters

A house in Romford was destroyed in a fire, with the London Fire Brigade sending 60 firefighters to the scene.
In Dulwich, a dog had to be rescued from an icy boating lake, highlighting the dangers of keeping dogs off leads near water in freezing temperatures. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Three people and two dogs rescued from middle-of-night Orpington house fire

Three people and two dogs were rescued from a house fire in Orpington.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
Los Angeles

Cara Delevingne's multi-million dollar Los Angeles home destroyed in fire

Cara Delevingne's Los Angeles home destroyed in fire
Delevingne's cats survived the fire [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Kensington fire: Man arrested on suspicion of arson after blaze at block of flats leaves 11 in hospital

A man has been arrested for suspected arson after a fire in Kensington, with 11 hospitalized.
Police officers and residents were rescued from the blaze, and the incident is being treated as suspicious. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Man dies after fire at block of flats on Woolwich Common

One man died in a flat fire on Woolwich Common, with firefighters rescuing others.
The cause of the fire in the six-storey block of flats is under investigation. [ more ]
www.islingtongazette.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Police probe as man taken to hospital after flat fire

A blaze in a mid-terraced house in King's Cross left one man in the hospital.
Firefighters rescued the man and brought the fire under control within an hour. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Roof destroyed in fire in Romford attended by 60 London firefighters

A house in Romford was destroyed in a fire, with the London Fire Brigade sending 60 firefighters to the scene.
In Dulwich, a dog had to be rescued from an icy boating lake, highlighting the dangers of keeping dogs off leads near water in freezing temperatures. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Three people and two dogs rescued from middle-of-night Orpington house fire

Three people and two dogs were rescued from a house fire in Orpington.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. [ more ]
morefire
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Terrifying video as Met Police officers kick door down to run into burning building

Police officers show bravery and professionalism by running into a burning building to save lives.
Wesley Guilherme Farias charged with arson after 13 people hospitalized in fire incident. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

Woman seriously hurt in 25-foot fall off cliff onto rocks, California rescuers say

Woman in her 20s injured in 25-foot fall off Sunset Cliffs in San Diego.
Efficient teamwork led to successful rescue of the woman by firefighters, lifeguards, and helicopter crew. [ more ]
#mt-baldy
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
California

Six hikers airlifted off Mt. Baldy days after remains of missing 22-year-old found

Six hikers stranded on Mt. Baldy were rescued by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.
The rescue comes after the recent discovery of a missing hiker's body on the mountain. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

6 stranded 9,000 feet up snowy mountain days after another hiker found dead, CA cops say

Six hikers were rescued after getting stranded on Mt. Baldy in California.
The hikers were airlifted to safety after reaching a point where they could not continue on the Bear Canyon Trail. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
California

Six hikers airlifted off Mt. Baldy days after remains of missing 22-year-old found

Six hikers stranded on Mt. Baldy were rescued by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.
The rescue comes after the recent discovery of a missing hiker's body on the mountain. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

6 stranded 9,000 feet up snowy mountain days after another hiker found dead, CA cops say

Six hikers were rescued after getting stranded on Mt. Baldy in California.
The hikers were airlifted to safety after reaching a point where they could not continue on the Bear Canyon Trail. [ more ]
moremt-baldy
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Mountain lion cub gets 'second chance at life' after car hit him in California

A mountain lion cub in California was hit by a car and given a second chance at life.
The cub was taken to the San Diego Humane Society's Ramona Wildlife Center where it received medical care and underwent multiple surgeries to heal its fractured leg. [ more ]
#los-angeles
New York Post
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Naked hiker rescued after getting stranded in suburban Los Angeles

A hiker in suburban Los Angeles was rescued while completely nude.
The hiker was found by a chopper waving for help with his hands raised high.
The hiker suffered minor injuries but it's unclear why he was naked. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Raging floodwaters sweep away man trying to rescue dog, California video shows

A man in Los Angeles was rescued after jumping into flood waters to save his dog.
The man was hoisted to safety by a Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Naked hiker rescued after getting stranded in suburban Los Angeles

A hiker in suburban Los Angeles was rescued while completely nude.
The hiker was found by a chopper waving for help with his hands raised high.
The hiker suffered minor injuries but it's unclear why he was naked. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Raging floodwaters sweep away man trying to rescue dog, California video shows

A man in Los Angeles was rescued after jumping into flood waters to save his dog.
The man was hoisted to safety by a Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter. [ more ]
morelos-angeles
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Tuesday Briefing

Israeli special operations forces freed two hostages in Gaza, prompting elation in Israel.
The rescue fueled mourning and panic among Palestinians in Rafah. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Boston

Person rescued from Fore River Channel in Quincy after jumping from bridge, police say

A person was rescued from Fore River Channel after reportedly jumping from a bridge.
The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center but their condition was unknown as of Sunday afternoon. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Pregnant woman is rescued from storm drain along rushing river in Anaheim

A pregnant woman was rescued from a storm drain in Anaheim.
The woman was unhoused and sought refuge in the storm drain due to the extreme weather. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

On the lam! Sheep that escaped Sunset Park slaughterhouse settles in New Jersey sanctuary * Brooklyn Paper

A lost lamb was found in Sunset Park and believed to have escaped from a nearby slaughterhouse.
The lamb, named Lynn, is now in quarantine at Skylands Animal Sanctuary in New Jersey. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Police rescue woman who jumped into East River from pier in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A woman jumped off Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park into the East River.
Police rescued the woman from the water and she put up a fight. [ more ]
#dog
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
DevOps

U.S. Coast Guard members save dog trapped in shipping container for a week in Houston, Texas

A dog named Connie was found trapped in a shipping container at the Port of Houston.
The dog had been trapped in the container for at least a week. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Ruby on Rails

Ruby to the rescue as dog helps save owner who fell in frozen Michigan lake

Quick-thinking state police officer uses stranded man's dog to rescue him from frozen lake
Bystanders called 911 after the man fell through ice-covered Arbutus Lake [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Dog Runs 4 Miles to Get Help After Owner Crashes Truck in a Ravine

A man's dog helped lead rescuers to find him in a ravine in Oregon after a car accident, showcasing the loyalty and determination of pets. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
DevOps

U.S. Coast Guard members save dog trapped in shipping container for a week in Houston, Texas

A dog named Connie was found trapped in a shipping container at the Port of Houston.
The dog had been trapped in the container for at least a week. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Ruby on Rails

Ruby to the rescue as dog helps save owner who fell in frozen Michigan lake

Quick-thinking state police officer uses stranded man's dog to rescue him from frozen lake
Bystanders called 911 after the man fell through ice-covered Arbutus Lake [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Dog Runs 4 Miles to Get Help After Owner Crashes Truck in a Ravine

A man's dog helped lead rescuers to find him in a ravine in Oregon after a car accident, showcasing the loyalty and determination of pets. [ more ]
moredog
www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Man rescued from overturned car after crash closes road

A man was rescued from a flipped car in Dagenham after a crash involving a parked vehicle.
The incident closed Porters Avenue, but the road has since been reopened. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

'Some kind of terror.' Snowboarder spends 15 hours trapped overnight in Tahoe ski gondola

A woman spent 15 hours trapped in a gondola at a ski resort in Lake Tahoe.
She was found cold but unharmed the next morning and declined to be taken to the hospital. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Rare Arctic bird spotted tangled in fishing line off California pier, nonprofit says

A rare yellow-billed loon was found entangled in fishing line near a California pier.
The bird was rescued and taken to a wildlife center for treatment. [ more ]
#california-highway-patrol
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Woman marooned on top of pickup truck for 15 hours in East Bay creek

A woman was rescued after spending almost 15 hours trapped on the roof of her submerged pickup truck in a creek in Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore.
Authorities were alerted by a camper and a California Highway Patrol helicopter was able to hoist the woman to safety.
The woman was trying to drive across the creek and became trapped after underestimating the depth of the water. [ more ]
sfist.com
6 days ago
Cars

Man In Car Crash on Bay Bridge Leaps Into Bay, Gets Coast Guard Rescue

A man involved in a car crash on the Bay Bridge ran from the scene, jumped into the Bay, and was later rescued by the Coast Guard. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Woman marooned on top of pickup truck for 15 hours in East Bay creek

A woman was rescued after spending almost 15 hours trapped on the roof of her submerged pickup truck in a creek in Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore.
Authorities were alerted by a camper and a California Highway Patrol helicopter was able to hoist the woman to safety.
The woman was trying to drive across the creek and became trapped after underestimating the depth of the water. [ more ]
sfist.com
6 days ago
Cars

Man In Car Crash on Bay Bridge Leaps Into Bay, Gets Coast Guard Rescue

A man involved in a car crash on the Bay Bridge ran from the scene, jumped into the Bay, and was later rescued by the Coast Guard. [ more ]
morecalifornia-highway-patrol
#house-fire
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Three adults and two kids taken to hospital after house fire in Erith

Three adults and two children were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Erith.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 days ago
London

Woman taken to hospital after Welling house fire

A woman was taken to the hospital after a house fire in Welling, where the first floor of a two-storey building was destroyed. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Three adults and two kids taken to hospital after house fire in Erith

Three adults and two children were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Erith.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 days ago
London

Woman taken to hospital after Welling house fire

A woman was taken to the hospital after a house fire in Welling, where the first floor of a two-storey building was destroyed. [ more ]
morehouse-fire
Sacramento Bee
6 months ago
California

Texas man pleads guilty to kidnapping teen whose 'Help Me' sign led to Southern California rescue

Steven Robert Sablan pleaded guilty to kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and sexually assaulting her while driving her from Texas to California.
The girl was rescued in Long Beach, California, after a passerby spotted her holding up a sign asking for help in a parked car. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
6 months ago
San Francisco

Huge tree topples onto cars - and power line - at iconic California park, trapping 11

Eleven people were rescued after a large tree fell on cars at Golden Gate Park in California.
Firefighters quickly navigated through the downed tree to search for victims and were able to rescue all eleven people. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
Los Angeles

Dozens of cats were rescued in L.A. County. Now they're looking for new homes

Animal care officials in Los Angeles County are looking for new homes for dozens of cats rescued from a facility in the Antelope Valley, including some that are unsocialized or have special needs.
80 cats seized from the facility have been put up for adoption, with at least 20 of them being unsuited to be indoor pets and better suited for rural or outdoor environments. [ more ]
TODAY.com
7 months ago
Education

High school students seen lifting car to free mom and her 2-year-old son pinned underneath

High school students in Utah lift a car to rescue a mother and her 2-year-old son trapped underneath.
About 20 students rushed to the parking lot and lifted the vehicle to allow the mother and child to be pulled to safety. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
8 months ago
San Francisco

5 rescued, 3 hospitalized in SF Mission District apartment fire, officials say

Five people were rescued from a 2-alarm apartment fire in San Francisco's Mission District.
Three of the five people rescued were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Eight people were displaced from the fire and the Red Cross is providing assistance. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
8 months ago
Chicago

Firefighter critically injured battling Lincoln Park blaze, CFD says

A firefighter was critically injured while battling a blaze in Lincoln Park.
The firefighter fell through the building and was eventually rescued.
The building contains a restaurant on the ground floor and apartments on the upper floors. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Woman taken to hospital after being rescued from River Thames in Greenwich

A woman was rescued from the River Thames in Greenwich and taken to the hospital for treatment. [ more ]
Prx
5 days ago
Cars

The World

Rezaie foiled a kidnapping plot against him by recognizing he was being tricked. [ more ]
#animal-welfare
Los Angeles Times
6 days ago
Los Angeles

More than 40 dogs, half of them dead, found in Riverside County hoarder's home, officials say

Discovering a hoarding situation with numerous neglected dogs, half of them deceased, emphasizes the need for proper animal care and intervention. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
New York City

Puppies rescued from seller who has them trapped in urine-soaked sack: video

Five pit bull puppies rescued from a urine-soaked bag in Queens, leading to charges of animal torture against the seller. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 days ago
Los Angeles

More than 40 dogs, half of them dead, found in Riverside County hoarder's home, officials say

Discovering a hoarding situation with numerous neglected dogs, half of them deceased, emphasizes the need for proper animal care and intervention. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
New York City

Puppies rescued from seller who has them trapped in urine-soaked sack: video

Five pit bull puppies rescued from a urine-soaked bag in Queens, leading to charges of animal torture against the seller. [ more ]
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New York Post
1 week ago
New York City

NYC man treads water for hours after currents pull him 5 miles from Queens to New Jersey

Man treads water for hours, pulled by currents from Queens to New Jersey, rescued by commercial fisherman and son. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Black Lives Matter

Kittens found abandoned in tied up plastic bag' on Cornwall beach

Two kittens rescued from a sealed plastic bag on a beach, receiving royal treatment and seeking a new home, one with a serious heart murmur requiring a heart scan. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

The best films of 2024 in the UK so far

Anthony Hopkins stars as Nicholas Winton in a moving drama depicting the rescue of Jewish children by the British Schindler. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

I jumped from a plane - and my parachute failed. As I hurtled towards earth, I felt oddly calm

Skydiver faces parachute malfunction mid-air but remains calm and focused, highlighting the importance of quick thinking in extreme situations. [ more ]
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