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Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department

The American firefighter exemplifies man's greatest aspirations, and that is to be of selfless service to others.

Four People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

Officials said four people -- three adults and one child -- had to be rescued Saturday evening when the boat they wer...

Gibbs Quadski Recorded First Official Water Rescue

The Gibbs Quadski, the world's first high-speed sports amphibian, proved its worth as a rescue vehicle by recording i...

California Lifeguard Dies During Ocean Rescue Attempt

A veteran Newport Beach (CA) lifeguard died while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer at the beach on Sunday.

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Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

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Officials Rule Fatal Manchester (CT) Fire an Accident

An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental.

9/11 Responders with Rare Cancer Denied Coverage

A growing number of first responders who worked at Ground Zero in the rescue and recovery efforts are being diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer, bu...

High Angle & Confined Spaces

Creative Thinking in Technical Rescue

Mike Donahue reviews two outside-the-box methods for technical rescue applications, including slope floor shoring and a quick way to lash a victim...

Rescue Crews Free Worker Trapped in Falls Church (VA) Trench Collapse

Firefighters and dozens of rescue crews helped rescue a worker trapped in a trench collapse yesterday in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Quick Action by Good Samaritan Saves Man in North Carolina Water Rescue

Quick action by a Good Samaritan on Sept. 6, 2014 is being credited in saving the life of an accident victim.

In Memoriam of the Deadliest Day in the Houston Fire Department

The American firefighter exemplifies man's greatest aspirations, and that is to be of selfless service to others.

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Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

The Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward with the arrival of the Guardian Safety and Survival Train...

Officials Rule Fatal Manchester (CT) Fire an Accident

An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental.

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California Firefighters Rescue Man from Trapped Car

September 14, 2014

Firefighters rescued a 60-year-old man trapped in a car 100 feet down from state Highway 4 in Hercules.

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