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Since divers found a way over the weekend to enter the submerged ferry, the death count has shot up ...
A group of about seven medics, firefighters and police lifted the man's truck off of him using their bare hands ...
Fire chief: 'We're up against the Earth, and the Earth's movement is an extremely powerful thing.' ...
The firefighters overcame their own injuries to help the nine civilians who were hurt, one of them critically ...
Rescue workers pulled out 12 bodies from under mounds of snow and ice and were searching for the three missing guides ...
Evacuation orders came too late for many now trapped on the ship; with more than still 270 missing, the death toll is expected to rise ...
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 ...