Natural Disasters

Hurricane Dean: Local emergency workers on alert

Though their help ultimately may not be needed, several local emergency aid workers said they will remain on standby as Hurricane Dean continues on its path inland.

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Hurricane Dean: Local emergency workers on alert

Though their help ultimately may not be needed, several local emergency aid workers said they will remain on standby as Hurricane Dean continues on its path inland.

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Three Rescue Workers Killed, Six Injured at Utah Mine

A disastrous cave-in Thursday night killed three rescue workers and injured at least six others who were trying to tunnel through rubble to reach trapped miners, authorities said. Mining officials were considering whether to suspend the rescue effort.

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2007

6 trapped in Utah coal mine after quake

HUNTINGTON, Utah - Six miners were trapped by a cave-in Monday at a coal mine five miles from the epicenter of a small earthquake, authorities said.

Posted Monday, August 6, 2007

Utah mine owner: Rescue will take 3 days

HUNTINGTON, Utah - Efforts to reach six coal miners trapped more than 1,500 feet underground will take at least three days, and rescuers weren't even sure the men had survived the cave-in, one of the mine's owners said Tuesday.

Posted Monday, August 6, 2007

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In February in Pismo Beach, Calif., a sedan carrying a retired couple attempting to park their sedan plunged over a 125' cliff. First responders needed to be well prepared to successfully conduct the difficult rescue operation.

Posted Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Toxic soup' chokes flooded town

Posted Wednesday, July 4, 2007

EMS Foundation Responds to Guatemala Disaster

Posted Monday, June 25, 2007


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