Rescue

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Mother, 2 Children Rescued From Apartment Fire In South LA

Firefighters rescued a mother and her two children Monday night from a burning building in South Los Angeles.

03/10/2015

Morty, the cat, required rescue from a chimney. (credit: Corona Fire Department/Facebook)

Corona Fire Department Rescues Cat Stuck In Chimney For 4 Hours

“Morty” somehow managed to get wedged in a tiny void space above the chimney flue.

03/06/2015

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5 People Rescued From Hawthorne Apartment Fire

Five people were rescued from a burning apartment Wednesday in the South Bay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2015

Just a few of the nearly 200 dogs an animal shelter is hoping to find forever homes for. (credit: CBS)

191 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill Available For Adoption Beginning Monday

The nearly 200 dogs rescued from a puppy mill are ready for adoption beginning Monday.

02/16/2015

Coast Guard Crew Honored With Saving Man Off The Coast Of Marina Del Rey

A Coast Guard crew was honored Friday with saving the life of a man who survived seven hours in the water after falling off a fishing boat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2015

The rescued UCLA students pose with some of their rescuers. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

8 Members Of UCLA Hiking Club Rescued From Icy San Gabriel Mountains

Due to treacherous conditions, it took more than six hours to rescue the students.

02/08/2015

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Lifeguards, Samaritans Save Man Who Fell Into Ocean Off Manhattan Beach Pier

Authorities said two Good Samaritans also sprang into action to save the man.

02/05/2015

Donovan George and Alex Van (and their dogs Ollie & Winnie) are being called heroes after saving a man's life Friday on a Houston-bound flight. (credit: Orange County Fire Authority)

2 Orange County Paramedics Hailed As Heroes For Saving A Man In Flight

The paramedics — namely Donovan George and Alex Van — sprang into action when a 70-something male passenger passed out and stopped breathing.

01/23/2015

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3 Disoriented Hikers, Dog Airlifted From Angeles National Forest

The three were hiking and went off trail before becoming stranded on top of a mountain.

01/17/2015

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Man Rescued From 9-Foot Trench In Attempt To Fix Sewer Line

Juan Villalobos, 37, was helping his cousin fix the line in the 1500 block of Armseley Square when the dirt collapsed around him around 4:30 p.m. Monday, trapping him up to his waist.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/29/2014

Two boaters had to be airlifted to safety after their vessel capsized Sunday near Port Hueneme. (credit: CBS)

Coast Guard Rescues 2 After Boat Capsizes Near Port Hueneme

Authorities said the boat was completely submerged

11/16/2014

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Injured Hiker Airlifted From Pacific Palisades In Fair Condition

Crews were dispatched to the 17000 block of Sunset Boulevard following a report of a hiker in need of air ambulance transport shortly after 1 p.m., according to department spokesperson Katherine Main.

11/15/2014

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Rescue Kitten Paralyzed By Botched Microchip Insertion May Get Second Chance With Surgery

Six-week-old Muffin was dropped off at the Downey Animal Shelter after being found on the streets. Loren Slama rescued the stray had to be microchipped as part of the process but soon discovered something had gone horribly wrong.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2014

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Stranger Rescues Man From Burning Vehicle After Mira Loma Crash

A man, who survived a fiery crash in the Inland Empire on Tuesday morning, is speaking out about the ordeal and the Good Samaritan who rescued him.

10/07/2014

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Search For Missing Diver Called Off Near Santa Catalina Island

Adam Eggers of the U.S. Coast Guard said teams made 26 different missions to find the diver’s body.

10/01/2014

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