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Dozens of Towns Isolated by Flooding in New South Wales, Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Hundreds of people have been rescued from floodwaters that have isolated dozens of towns in Australia’s most populous state New South Wales and forced thousands to evacuate their homes as record rain continues to inundate the …

Responders Train for Hybrid, Electric Car Rescues

On Interstate 84 recently, a taxi became lodged under a tractor-trailer after being struck from behind. The first priority for firefighters was getting the victim out of the car but because the vehicle had been so severely damaged, no one …

Training Preps Grain Bin Rescuers

Bill Harp travels around the country helping emergency personnel to be prepared to rescue those who become trapped in confined spaces. Members of Harp’s group, the Safety and Technical Rescue Association train a variety of groups and have participated in …