Elderly Bayard man saved following heart attack

 Good News Notes: “An elderly Bayard man who suffered a heart attack Sunday was saved following treatment from a Bayard police officer and volunteer firefighters. Bayard Police Chief Lee Alirez said that the man was flown out of Gila Regional Medical Center and is doing OK. According to a press release sent by Alirez, Bayard…

Chief: 3 pets saved, house destroyed after fire in Zanesville

Good News Notes: “The Zanesville Fire Department says two dogs and a cat had to be resuscitated after a house fire on Greenwood Avenue.” “Firefighters were called to the corner of Greenwood and Beulah Avenues around 8:30 Monday morning. Fire Chief Jeff Bell says the house was condemned and the family was preparing to move…

Firefighters reunited with 2-year-old rescued from Mayport house fire

 Good News Notes: “The grandparents of a 2-year-old girl who was trapped in a bedroom while a fire tore through a home in Mayport said Wednesday that their granddaughter is still in the hospital, but that her condition is improving. On Friday, a family of six′s home was destroyed in the fire. The child’s 17-year-old brother is…

Three dogs rescued from a house fire in Lebanon

Good News Notes: “Three dogs were rescued from a house fire in Lebanon on Tuesday. At 3:00 p.m. fire crews responded to a house fire on Dodge Street where they were told by a person who had escaped the fire that there were three dogs inside the home. Firefighters were able to enter the home,…

Firefighters rescue dog from burning house in Vancouver

Good News Notes: “Vancouver firefighters rescued a dog from a burning house Saturday morning. The Vancouver Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire with people inside at 11020 NE 87th St. at around 9 a.m. Crews arrived at the scene within 5 minutes and found a two-story house on fire.” View…

Dog Rescued After Falling Through Ice Into Plainfield Pond

Good News Notes: “A German shepherd named Maverick had a close call Tuesday morning falling through the ice into a pond. Plainfield Fire Chief Jon Stratton said firefighters got a call about the 10-month-old dog in the icy water near Drauden Road and Catherine Drive around 7 a.m. Firefighters who arrived found a good Samaritan…

Students at O’Quinn School gather toys for Kids Comfort Kits

Good News Notes: “Earlier this month, Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy, Mount Pleasant Police Department and the O’Quinn School came together to gather stuffed animals that had been collected by the students of the school. The animals will be used in Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy’s Kids Comfort Kits. Kids Comfort Kits are bags that are given to first…

Ice fisherman, good Samaritans rescued after falling into icy pond

Good News Notes: “An ice fisherman who broke through the ice on a and three good Samaritans who fell through trying to save him were all rescued in Boylston on Monday afternoon. The Boylston Fire Department said the town’s dispatch center received a 911 call at approximately 2 p.m. Monday reporting multiple people through the…

Firefighters reunite with dog they saved in Lake Michigan

 Good News Notes: “More than a week ago, firefighters rescued an English Bulldog named Tuff from the icy water of Lake Michigan. Today, they got to see him again. They reunited at the South Milwaukee firehouse. Tuff went onto the ice to get a stick, but fell in. He was in the water for about…

Surveillance camera catches firefighters performing acts of kindness

Good News Notes: “A surveillance camera on an Idaho Falls home captured firefighters performing acts of kindness last Thursday. The video shows an Idaho Falls ambulance parked on the street with several firefighters shoveling snow off driveways and sidewalks. One resident was amazed at what he witnessed and sent the footage to EastIdahoNews.com.” View the…