Rescue

A motorcyclist was saved by some Good Samaritans after he got wedged under a truck on the 91 Freeway. (credit: Byron Holeman)

Caught On Camera: Good Samaritans Rescue Motorcyclist Wedged Under A Truck, Being Dragged

A video that has gone viral shows a motorcyclist wedged under a truck in Corona and being helped by some Good Samaritans who come to his rescue.

05/03/2015

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Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal

The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.

04/25/2015

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Car Goes Over Ravine In Porter Ranch

Authorities say firefighters rescued a woman Tuesday morning who was trapped in a vehicle that crashed about 150 feet down an embankment in Porter Ranch.

04/21/2015

This tour bus is a total loss after catching on fire Sunday afternoon. The driver and 52 passengers fled to safety. (credit: San Bernardino County Fire.)

53 Forced To Evacuate Tour Bus In Needles After It Catches Fire On Way To Ventura

The passengers were stranded in 90-degree heat until emergency crews arrived.

04/19/2015

The Costa Mesa Fire Department rescued these five ducks Saturday. (credit: Costa Mesa Fire Dept.)

Get Down Tonight! Costa Mesa Firefighters Rescue Family Of Ducks Stranded In Storm Drain

The fire department tweeted pics of the rescue and the five ducks.

04/11/2015

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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

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