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A ferry carrying high school students sank off the coast; rescuers fear the death toll could rise drastically despite a frantic, hours-long rescue ...
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She her baby were among the few pulled from the rubble alive: "I held onto that baby like it was the only purpose that I had," she said. "I did not let that baby go for one second" ...
Responders pulled her out after she hopped into the drain to get her Blackberry, which fell out of her pocket ...
He landed on the lobby roof and firefighters used a ladder to get him down after a medical evaluation ...
The infant's grandmother was walking her in a stroller when it somehow rolled down an embankment and into a pond; the girl was in the water for 30 minutes ...
The Associated Press DARRINGTON, Wash. — Crews have cleared a path through the muck and devastation wrought by Washington's deadly mudslide, making the painstaking search ...
Because of cold temperatures, firefighters used equipment to blow warm air into the hole during the rescue effort to protect the dog from hypothermia ...
The chances of finding survivors is slim, but responders have not given up ...
People once thought missing have turned up safe, but that provided little relief to firefighter McClelland who must bring closure to the relatives and friends of those who have not ...
As an increasingly desperate search progresses, the official death toll rose to 16, with the possibility of 24 dead once bodies are confirmed ...
The pair fell from the bridge railing, became entangled and fell spinning to the ground, drawing a rescue operation and a crowd of onlookers ...
Firefighters and David Snelbaker, an EMT, Chris Bardsley, and Alan Shaw, a paramedic, began to treat the dog, a collie, giving it oxygen via a specialized mask for animals ...
Firefighter Edwin "Jeff" Wentzel, a 35-year veteran of the department, was struck and killed by a train searching for a missing woman ...
Within hours of the mudslide, emergency crews were searching for life in a post-apocalyptic scene, dodging chunks of splintered birch trunks, half-buried pickup trucks and growing ...
Both rescuers are dads of young kids themselves and say that's what prompted the idea while working to free a family from a stuck elevator ...
Clive Fire Department Assistant Chief Tony Collins happened to be celebrating his 53rd birthday at the pub and rushed forward to start CPR ...
Paramedics administered CPR and the man was taken to a hospital; officials said he had a pulse and was breathing at the hospital ...
He fell asleep behind the wheel; injured, he made a phone call to a friend but when that friend couldn't find him, it was mom who knew where to look ...
Firefighters had to free the 22-year-old woman and she was airlifted to the hospital with a broken leg and dislocated shoulder and hip ...