The firetrucks and rescue vehicles kept passing her house even after Elaine Hulgan, 76, wrote “IN ATTIC HELP” on the front door.
Chattanooga (TN) firefighters successfully located a man in the Tennessee River downtown.
Two personal watercraft operated by girls too young to legally drive them crashed into each other on a Louisiana river, killing a 14-year-old and injuring a 15-year-old, authorities said.
Two children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue them Wednesday afternoon.
The U.S. Marine Corps has identified all nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast.
When DeWalt Mix lost his prosthetic leg while paddle-boarding off the coast of Long Beach, the local Fire Department dove right in to try to retrieve it for him.
Indianapolis Fire Department divers helped recover a boater's prosthetic leg from a reservoir last week.
Fire photographer Tim Olk shared some photos of Chicago Fire Department dive team members conducting training.
More than 100 people were helped to safety Saturday after a strong thunderstorm left them stranded on the Chattahoochee River, officials said.
Police and rescue crews responded to dozens of reports Thursday of drivers becoming trapped in their vehicles across the Kansas City area by flash flooding following heavy rains.