Firefighters support cancer research foundation with charity fundraiser

Good News Notes: “Whether battling a fire, giving emergency medical assistance, or helping support a worthy cause, firefighters in North Alabama are there to help. Regina Bodine and Jason Veres are among North Alabama volunteer firefighters who put their lives on the line to help their neighbors when 911 calls get made. Their respective fire…

Off-duty volunteer fire fighters save family from house fire

Good News Notes: “The Pikesville Fire Company say a few of their volunteers rescued a family from a house fire. PVFC says Kathleen Resnick – a nurse at a local hospital – and Glenn Resnick – owner of a local business – were enjoying a leisurely breakfast at their Pikesville house, when their department pagers…

2 Crooked River Ranch residents escape house fire; firefighters rescue 2 cats

Good News Notes: “Two Crooked River Ranch residents awakened by smoke alarms were able to escape their burning home Tuesday morning, and firefighters found and rescued two cats, also unharmed, officials said. The first fire engine to arrive at the double-wide manufactured around 7:30 a.m. found heavy smoke coming from the home, Assistant Fire Chief…

Peoria firefighters rescue man from Bob Michel Bridge

Good News Notes: “Firefighters rescued a man from the Bob Michel Bridge early Saturday morning. Crews were dispatched about 1:15 a.m. to the bridge that spans the Illinois River and connects Peoria with East Peoria. When they arrived, they discovered a man on the catwalk beneath the bridge deck and above the water, near the…

Watch FL Firefighter Rappel Building to Save Window Washer

Good News Notes: “A window washer dangled for close to an hour about 15 stories up at the Old Port Cove condo in North Palm Beach before firefighters rappelled down and rescued him, authorities said. The man had been washing windows at the condo’s 23-story Lake Point Tower, 100 Lakeshore Drive, when the line he…

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…