Tag: rescue

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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