A construction worker gets rescued by firefighters from a burning building on the AIG campus in Houston, Texas, just moments before part of it collapsed.
A cat got stuck in a tree in the city of Roermond, the Netherlands, but said ‘no thanks when the firemen showed up for the rescue…
A volunteer firefighter dog was spotted in Harderwijk, the Netherlands, helping local firemen cleanup storm damage.
A truck fire broke out moments before the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the small town of Padua, Minnesota. Fortunately, the all-volunteer firefighting crew from nearby Sedan, Minn., was on hand. One of their members was set to drive the city’s new fire truck in the parade, and the others were on a float [...]
Belgian firefighters hosed down police during a protest in Brussels yesterday. Actually, the firemen pointed their high-power water hoses at the Belgian prime minister’s office and the cops were just in their way. Fire officers were protesting against the Belgian government’s decision to increase their retirement age from 58 to 67.
A fire truck drives through flood waters in Eltham, Australia, on Christmas Day 2011 – with the windshield wipers on.
Jake, an 11 year old Black Lab lost his way from his home in Fargo, North Dakota, and got stuck in the icy Red River on Tuesday afternoon. The Fargo firefighters came to the rescue and retrieved the dog from the water.
Trapped 15 meters above ground and stuck upside down for over an hour at the amusement park in Shandong, a Chinese father and son were saved after the rescuers managed to pull down a broken rollercoaster with ropes and manpower.
Firefighters have been called to Werribee Mercy Hospital in Melbourne, Australia to help a distressed man remove a ring from his penis. The ring was stuck so tightly it had to be cut from the man’s penis.
Firemen rescue a kitten stuck in a pipe with a leaf blower. The kitten goes weee and teh internets squee from joy.