Tag: rescue

Mar 12, 2015

A Sanctuary for Orphaned Kangaroos Whose Mothers Have Been Hit by Cars

A Sanctuary for Orphaned Kangaroos Whose Mothers Have Been Hit by Cars

In 2005 Chris ‘Brolga’ Barns set up a baby kangaroo rescue centre in central Australia’s Alice Springs. The centre was created to raise and nurture orphaned kangaroos whose mothers had been struck and killed by vehicles in Australia. Often Chris would find the orphans at the side of the road still in their mother’s…

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Oct 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Firefighters Put Out Blaze, Rescue Hamsters

Picture of the Day: Firefighters Put Out Blaze, Rescue Hamsters

Photograph by Lacey Fire Department Firefighters from the Lacey, Washington Fire Department recently responded to a call about a burning mobile home. The crew quickly extinguished the fire and noticed a family of pet hamsters inside the burning building. They grabbed the five hamsters—later identified as Oreo, Madonna and three unnamed babies—and brought them…

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Jul 27, 2014

Amazing First-Person Perspective of Lifeguard Rescuing Boy Caught in Rip Current

Amazing First-Person Perspective of Lifeguard Rescuing Boy Caught in Rip Current

Incredible footage shows an RNLI lifeguard rescuing a boy who had been dragged away from Crooklets Beach in Bude, Cornwall, in a very strong rip current while bodyboarding. He was heard screaming for help so lifeguard Joby Wolfenden-Brown paddled out on a rescue board and grabbed the boy, who was exhausted and clearly in…

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Mar 26, 2014

Houston FD Makes the Most Amazing Last-Second Rescue You Will See Today

Houston FD Makes the Most Amazing Last-Second Rescue You Will See Today

On 25 March 2014 the Houston Fire Department saved a worker from the top floor of a burning building. The apartment complex was still under construction so many fire safety features like sprinkler systems and fire-retardant materials had yet to be installed. The video, uploaded by user Karen Jones, was filmed from a building…

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