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Breaking: Russian plane crashes, all 71 passengers aboard reportedly deceased

  Image Credit: Twitter. A Russian plane carrying 71 people has crashed, killing everyone on board. The Saratov Airlines flight out of Moscow went down shortly after takeoff, according to multiple sources. Radio contact with the aircraft, an Antonov-148, was reportedly lost minutes after taking off. Flight #6W703 took off from Moscow at [...]

February 11th, 2018|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Breaking: Train carrying republican lawmakers crashes into garbage truck

UPDATE: One fatality has been confirmed in the crash involving some sort of garbage truck and the Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers. A truck crashed into a train carrying GOP lawmakers from the House of Representatives and the Senate today in Virginia. The chartered train was carrying the politicians to a retreat when the collision [...]

January 31st, 2018|Rescue News, Safety|0 Comments

One dead, 50 others forced to jump into water as casino shuttle boat catches fire off Florida coast

One woman is dead and fourteen others are injured after a casino shuttle boat caught fire off the western coast of Florida. The shuttle was engulfed in flames only 100 yards offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, with the traumatic event taking place around 4PM on Sunday. Authorities watched from the shore as maritime rescue [...]

January 15th, 2018|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Video shows Georgia firefighter catching baby that was dropped out of window of burning building

A Georgia firefighter who caught a baby being dropped from the third floor of a burning building is being hailed as a heroine, in a blaze that displaced over 80 people in DeKalb County. Captain Jackie Peckrul -who is a mother of three- was at the January 3 fire when a desperate family dropped the [...]

January 12th, 2018|Fire News, Rescue News, Videos|0 Comments

Update: At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment fire, more than 12 rescued

Ellen Yan and Rajvi Desai Newsday Twelve people, including a 1-year-old child, were killed and four critically injured in a fire that erupted in a Bronx apartment building Thursday evening, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. “It’s one of the worst losses to life in a fire in many years,” de Blasio [...]

December 29th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Breaking: Amtrak train derails, falls onto highway traffic below in Washington State

UPDATE: Local authorities have confirmed there are multiple fatalities and numerous injuries onboard the Amtrak train and several injured motorists on the highway below following today's derailment from a busy interstate overpass in Washington State. Earlier: A train derailment in Washington State this morning is wreaking havoc on commuters taking Interstate 5 in Pierce County. [...]

December 18th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Strange News|0 Comments

Oregon firefighter dressed as Santa (kind of) saves deer from frozen pond while on sleigh (sort of)

Ho, Ho Holy cow, that’s a red guy in a sled with a deer! Such was the case in Oregon recently, when a red-suited rescuer on a sled saved a deer who fell through the ice on a golf course pond. After the poor deer fell into the frozen pond, firefighter Jeff Johnson -known as [...]

December 12th, 2017|Fire News, Humor, Rescue News|0 Comments

Firefighters responding to chimney fire call encounter 85 dogs living in horrible conditions

Raisa Habersham The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The number of dogs recovered in a weekend house fire has risen from 50 to 85, according to Channel 2 Action News. The dogs were discovered Sunday morning as firefighters worked their way inside a home on Lori Lane, which is near Old National Highway in south Fulton County. Officials [...]

December 4th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Strange News|0 Comments

Man rescued after running into 40′ Burning Man flame

UPDATE:A Nevada sheriff says the man who ran into the flames at the Burning Man festival's signature burning ceremony has died. Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen says the man ran through a human-chain of security officers at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday during the Man Burn event at the counter-culture festival. The sheriff says the man [...]

September 3rd, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Farmer rewards firefighters who saved piglets by serving them up as sausages 6 months later

A litter of piglets is what’s for dinner after a pig farmer in the U.K., decided to show her thanks to the firemen who saved the pigs from a February barn fire. The 18 piglets and two sows may have survived the Wiltshire fire, but they couldn’t survive the butcher’s block. In a controversial move, [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Fire News, Humor, Rescue News|0 Comments
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