2 rescued from four-plex fire

Good News Notes: “Two people were rescued from balconies after a fire started in a four-plex early Wednesday morning. Officials say the flames spread to the stairs, trapping two occupants on the upper floor. Firefighters used ladders to reach the people and brought both down safely. ‘Right now, they are doing fine. They are staying…

Crews fight fire at Kansas City Zoo building, all animals rescued

 Good News Notes: “Firefighters said a fire inside the Kansas City Zoo is now out. The fire started in an overnight building that houses meerkats and other small animals, around 3 a.m. KMBC has learned all animals were rescued from the building. A zoo spokesperson said a veterinarian is examining the animals now. Fire officials…

Escambia firefighters rescue pets in second Warrington house fire of the day

Good News Notes: “Firefighters rescued several pets from a second house fire in the Warrington area of Escambia County (Florida) Monday afternoon.” “It was initially reported that a woman was trapped inside the home, but everyone got out safe. Five cats, two birds, and four dogs were rescued from the home.” View the whole story…

Port Barre family saved from weekend fire after call from neighbor

Good News Notes: “A Port Barre (Louisiana) family is recovering following a house fire over the weekend. According to the family, they heard a loud noise early Sunday morning. At first, they thought it was a garbage can falling over but they quickly discovered that was not the source. “My neighbor looked outside and she…

Hero fighters rescue Atlanta mom, children from burning apartment

 Good News Notes: “Atlanta firefighters say it took a combination of teamwork and training to successfully rescue a young mother and her two children from a burning apartment fire on Cleveland Avenue in the early morning hours of January 17.” “Officials are also applauding the actions of two particular firefighters  – Dustin Sikes, a rookie…

Humble joins in fire relief efforts with a charity bundle of Australian games

Good News Notes: “Humble this week joined the growing number of companies that have pledged to support Australia as it combats catastrophic bushfires. A  limited-edition Humble Bundle, called the Australia Fire Relief Bundle, was announced on Thursday. The collection of 29 PC games is available for a minimum donation of $25, with all proceeds going…

Asheville Hero Reunites With Veteran He Saved From Fire.

 Good News Notes: “Douglas Tribble said he simply did the right thing when he rescued a man from a burning building. ‘All I told him was, ‘Tony, c’mon. We’ve got to get out of here!’ said Tribble, the News 13 Person of the Week. ‘Once I got him out of the hallway, the whole apartment…

Mama Bulldog and Puppies Saved by Firefighters in San Bernardino County

Good News Notes: “A mama bulldog and her six puppies were recovering after firefighters saved them from a burning garage in San Bernardino County early Friday.  The fire erupted Friday at 9:15 a.m. in the 9700 block of Tangelo Ave. in Bloomington. ‘All I could hear were the puppies crying and the mom barking,’ Isaiah Baldonado…