Rescue

Rescuers flock together to save 275 parrots stranded by Ian

PINE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Will Peratino and his partner Lauren Stepp would not leave their Pine Island compound, even as authorities pleaded with residents to abandon their homes because of damaged roads, including a collapsed bridge that prevented deliveries…

Boston police boat comes to rescue of stranded groom

BOSTON (AP) — Officers with the Boston Police Department’s harbor patrol unit are used to helping boaters in distress, but last weekend Officer Joe Matthews came to the rescue of a groom in danger of missing his own wedding. Patrick…

Kayaker rescued from rain-swollen Tuxachanie Creek

Rescue teams from several fire departments in South Mississippi rescued a kayaker from the Tuxachanie Creek on Sunday. Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan said the 26-year-old D'Iberville man and another kayaker overturned in the rain-swollen Tuxachanie. One kayaker was…

Two people rescued from flood waters in Harrison County

Two people caught in swiftly moving flood waters near a house were rescued Thursday night in Harrison County. Harrison County Fire Rescue responded to a call about two people hanging on to trees in flood waters off County Farm Road.…

Coast Guard rescues two from sinking boat near Lake Pontchartrain

The Coast Guard med-evaced two sailors Thursday from a vessel taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain.  Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 11:47 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a half-submerged 20-foot recreational vessel taking on…

Bald Eagle rescued from interstate in California

California Highway Patrol was out early Wednesday morning to rescue a bald eagle from the interstate. It happened in Redding, in northern California. The eagle was injured. Officers were able to move the bird to the shoulder. Shasta County Animal…

Biloxi firefighters save life from flood

Two Biloxi firefighters went to Jackson to help with the flooding disaster in the area. While there, they ended up saving some lives. Chuck Parker and Brian Dawkins navigated the Pearl River floodwaters to save a man who was stranded…

Coast Guard rescues dog in beautiful moment

It was a heroic moment in Florida as a dog is rescued from a "ruff" situation. The Coast Guard jumped into action Wednesday night after receiving a call about a pup lost off Fort Myers Beach. The crew was able…

Two people saved from boat fire at Point Cadet Marina

A devastating morning for one family as the boat they lived in was completely destroyed in a fire. Biloxi firefighters rescued two people trapped on a burning boat early this morning at Point Cadet Marina in Biloxi. Fire crews arrived…

Harrison County deputy speaks out after rescue

A quick response let one man leave with his life from what could have been a fatal accident. “There’s really no training that can prepare you for something like that. I just happened to be at the right place at…

Man and dog rescued from pond in Gulfport

A man and his pup are lucky to be alive after being rescued in a pond last night after their truck veered off the road. The Harrison County first responders were called out to County Farm Road moments after reports…

Rough-toothed dolphin rescued

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies rescued a juvenile rough-toothed dolphin that was stranded in Biloxi. The dolphin is 6’10” long and 140 pounds. The IMMS tells News 25 the dolphin had hooks in its mouth when rescued. It is…

Swift Water Rescue

Sunday around 4-pm D’Iberville police responded to three young adults trapped in the high current of the Tuxachanie Creek. According to officials the 3 were kayaking in the creek when it overturned. One of the stranded kayakers was able to…