A backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew. Video of the rescue shows the helicopter hovering over a […]
GUADALUPE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers say two people were swept into the ocean on a beach in northern Santa Barbara County, and only one of them has been found. County fire Capt. David Sadecki tells […]
Houston fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a huge apartment complex that was under construction. Construction workers were the only people on the site when the blaze broke […]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first thing a pregnant South Carolina woman said after driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was that she was abused by […]
MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California hang glider who ended up dangling from a eucalyptus tree is back on earth thanks to a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew who performed a delicate rescue operation. […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Three stunt men for a superhero movie who were at Comic-Con saved a woman who was dangling from a 14th floor balcony in San Diego, police said. Lt. Kevin Mayer said […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters are conducting a rescue operation in a construction trench in Pacific Palisades. Two construction workers were reported trapped in a trench collapse around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
(AP) – A man who made two rescues in two days is being honored by the St. Petersburg Fire Department for his lifesaving actions. Gus Hertz was fishing near the Gulf of Mexico last week […]