Latest Rescue Stories

2010-01-21 07:30:00

CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah Task Force 1 is responding to the Haitian earthquake crisis using new technology that will enhance its search and rescue mission.

2010-01-19 09:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobham Life Support today announced the acquisition of SafeLife Systems, a subscription-based satellite self test detection service from PROCON, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

2010-01-12 20:08:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the earthquake in Haiti, the U.S.

2009-11-06 08:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medina International Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MIHI), a leading manufacturer of specialized search and rescue boats, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Harbor Guard Boats, Inc. Harbor Guard Boats, Inc.

2009-10-14 08:00:00

WESTWOOD, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Project Lifesaver Program and the LoJack SafetyNet System have expanded into New Hampshire, their 45th state, according to an announcement made today by Project Lifesaver International and LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN).

2009-09-23 09:15:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today presented its Winged S Rescue Award to a UK helicopter rescue crew and the base it operates from in recognition of their outstanding bravery and performance in an extraordinary rescue of 14 fishermen stranded aground at St.

2009-09-22 10:18:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Search and Rescue (SAR) S-92((R) )helicopter fleet operating in the United Kingdom has exceeded the operational milestone of 500 missions.

2009-08-24 21:08:20

Lifeguards at Necox Beach in New York's Hamptons said they helped illusionist David Blaine and two friends out of the rough waters during the weekend. A lifeguard who asked not to be identified told the New York Post Blaine and his friends ignored warnings Sunday to stay out of the water, which became dangerous as a result of Hurricane Bill. They were warned not to go in because of the hurricane surf conditions, the lifeguard told the newspaper, adding the trio walked farther east and jumped...

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.