Raw Video: Gas station roof collapses trapping firefighter underneath

Two firefighters were injured Saturday when a gas station canopy collapsed on them while continuing to burn. A video, shot by veteran photographer Jason Asselin, captured the exact moment when one of the firefighters became trapped under the burning infrastructure in Iron Mountain, Michigan. In the video published by KTTS News, Asselin is heard shouting, [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Videos|0 Comments

Crews rescue eight teens stuck on Six Flags ‘Joker’ coaster overnight

Fire crews rescued eight teenagers who were stuck on the "Joker" rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas for nearly four hours on Saturday night. The Arlington Fire Department dispatched firefighters to the theme park at 12:30 a.m. after one of the cars on the brand new rollercoaster came to a stop near the top of [...]

May 21st, 2017|Rescue News|0 Comments

Firefighter stabbed by son while giving first aid to his mother

A National City firefighter was stabbed by a woman's son while giving her first aid Friday, police said. Another woman also was stabbed in the attack. Police officers arrested the 34-year-old son after getting the mother to safety. Fire crews were sent to a home on Euclid Avenue, near 18th Street, about 1:30 p.m. to [...]

May 18th, 2017|Rescue News|0 Comments

NC senator collapses during race, taken away in ambulance

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina collapsed during a Washington, D.C., race Wednesday morning and has been taken away by ambulance. Tillis, 57, was seen on the ground being administered CPR by bystanders at about the two-mile mark in the three-mile race in Anacostia Park in the southeast part of the city. [...]

May 17th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Search for missing Fire chief suspended

The search for missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy has been suspended as of the evening of Sunday, May 14. The file will remain open with Ashcroft RCMP, and the ticket will remain open with Kamloops Search and Rescue. "It has been suspended, and will reconvene when conditions improve and safety conditions improve," says [...]

May 15th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Firefighters had to get creative rescuing kitten from storm drain welded shut

May 12--A gray kitten that had spent two days in a drain pipe under Kreole Street in east Moss Point was rescued Thursday. It was under the street near a laundromat and had been crying loudly when people reported it to the city. Moss Point Animal Control Officer Deborah Bastean said she's not sure how [...]

May 13th, 2017|Rescue News|0 Comments

Improperly loaded steel semi overturns onto car, ‘Jaws of Life’ save driver

WARREN - Gnashing metal scraped across concrete as 20 tons of steel shifted. The semi careened and came to rest on its side, crushing a Chevy Impala. Warren firefighters dispatched to the scene of a rollover crash on the ramp from eastbound I-696 to northbound Mound Road just after 3 p.m. May 1 didn't know what they'd find, but they carried the [...]

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

Dallas firefighter shot, police pinned down by gunfire

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a firefighter has been shot and is being transported to a local hospital. Dozens of police vehicles are swarming a residential neighborhood near Interstate 30. The Dallas Police Department tweeted that a member of Dallas Fire Rescue had been shot, but no details about the circumstances have been confirmed. [...]

May 1st, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments

Above and beyond, hero firefighter saves lives on and off the job

April 30--Jonathan Tinsley once rescued a woman being stabbed in the middle of a Lakewood street. Another time, he dove into a frigid Lake Steilacoom to try to save a man whose canoe had overturned. And last month, he tackled a man who attacked several people at a Tumwater gas station. The 35-year-old West Pierce [...]

May 1st, 2017|Rescue News|0 Comments

Firefighters rescue woman from crane in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — A woman who was stuck on the top part of a construction crane in downtown Toronto for hours was rescued Wednesday after being strapped to a rappelling firefighter and lowered to the ground. The woman had been perched on a gently swaying large pulley device for at least four hours and was clinging to a [...]

April 26th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News|0 Comments
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