Latest Rescue Stories

2008-10-04 21:00:14

KYIV. Oct 4 (Interfax) - Six miners were killed by a methane explosion in the Duvanna coalmine belonging to the Krasnodonvuhillya company in Sukhodilsk in the Luhansk region, Ukraine. Methane exploded in a blind drift 520 meters under the ground at about 0:45 a.m.

2008-09-22 06:00:30

Seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are being cared for at Northfield Retirement Community with state-of-the-art remote monitoring technology designed by Healthsense, a Mendota Heights-based aging services technology company.

2008-09-20 15:00:11

By MARCIA DUNN By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. In an unprecedented step, a space shuttle was moved to the launch pad Friday for a trip NASA hopes it will never make - a rescue mission.

2008-09-19 18:00:02

The space shuttle Endeavour was moved to a launch pad Friday as an emergency precaution, U.S. space officials said.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

PHOTOS: » Sunk boat is raised, towed Divers with the Ventura company Channel Watch Marine, also known as Vessel Assist, helped tow the 43-foot Golden Seagull to King Harbor Marine Center on Monday after raising the boat from 50 feet of water off Redondo Beach.

2008-09-10 03:00:11

By Kelly Puente LONG BEACH - The Long Beach Fire Department has sent a swift water rescue team of seven firefighters and seven lifeguards to Baton Rouge, one of the Louisiana cities hardest hit by Hurricane Gustav.

2008-09-04 18:00:05

PHOENIX, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- From the moment we are born, we begin to age.

2008-08-26 03:00:00

South Western Ambulance Service is urging people not to get out of their depth after being called to help swimmers. The trust is urging people to make sure there is adequate supervision of children at all times, and to check currents, potential dangers and the depth of water.

2008-08-23 00:00:19

By paul greaves Lifeguards came to the rescue of a father and son after an afternoon swim in the sea almost ended in tragedy.

2008-08-18 00:00:21

LIFEGUARDS on a routine patrol at a beach had to abandon their 4x4 rescue vehicle after it became stuck in the sand. Despite their efforts on Coney Beach, Porthcawl, on Friday afternoon, the vehicle had to be abandoned as the tide came in.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.