Search And Rescue
Rescue teams in Los Angeles County performed a record number of rescues in 2014, a trend many credit to the rise of social media, authorities announced Tuesday.
Officials Tuesday rescued four missing hikers in the San Gabriel Mountains.
Officials Thursday located a 40-year-old Irvine man who went missing during a mountain bike trip.
A missing mountain biker from Burbank was found Sunday morning after a 12-hour search in the Cleveland National Forest, east of San Juan Capistrano.
The man’s daughter reportedly began yelling that her father couldn’t swim.
Deputies are examining whether human remains, discovered near a rehab center, are those of a former patient who has been missing for eight months.
About 300 first responders from across the state Tuesday were taking part in a two-day “Urban Search and Rescue” drill to prepare for natural disasters.
After another victim was recovered, bringing the official death toll of last month’s deadly mudslide in Washington state to 37, a number of local emergency crews who provided aide recall seeing the devastation in person.
Firefighters from across the Southland Tuesday will travel to Washington state to aid in the search for victims of a massive mudslide.
Four hikers who were stranded overnight in a remote area of Malibu Creek State Park were cited Sunday for engaging in unsafe recreation activities after being rescued.
Ernie Gallardo and Joey Linares, both 29, failed to return from a hike Saturday.
A rescue operation saved a hiker who fell off a waterfall in the Angeles National Forest Thursday.
Two lifeguards and a female climber needed rescue Sunday when all got stranded at Pirates Cove, according to Los Angeles County Fire officlals.
A 58-year-old man who was hiking with his family at Eaton Canyon in Pasadena had to be transported to an area hospital after falling off the trail.