Rescue

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…

Biloxi Fire Department rescues puppies

It was a dog-gone good week for the Biloxi Fire Department after rescuing a mother and her litter of puppies on Sunday. The fire department responded to an animal rescue call on Division Street. Upon arriving, they heard whimpering and…

Rescue of a Man and his Daughter

Biloxi Fire Department just rescued two individuals from rising waters on Barrett Road. Firefighters were able to safely remove a man and his daughter from the stranded vehicle and get them to dry ground. Both individuals were taken to safety.…

Airman Takes Girl He Saved After Katrina To Ball

It is a very rare friendship...formed more than a decade after a United States airman rescued a little girl from Hurricane Katrina’s devastation. This weekend he drove from his station in San Antonio California to Hancock County to attend her…

Lost Teenagers Rescued From Woods

Two teenagers are safe home after being lost in the woods for a few hours in east Harrison County. According the Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan the two 16 year olds set out Sunday to make a homemade zombie…

Rescue Goes Wrong For Good Samaritans

Six people are in the hospital after a rescue took a wrong turn last night in Jackson County. A vehicle was on fire around 8:30 am on Seaman Road about a mile west of Antioch Road. Five people tried to…

Firefighter Awarded for Saving Officer

A Biloxi firefighter says he wasn’t on duty when he saved a police officer and his kids from drowning in the ocean. Firefighter Charlie Herbert was awarded today during a ceremony at the Biloxi Police Department. Herbert was fishing when…

Mother and Daughter Rescued in Jackson County

An amazing story of resilience and survival as a mother and daughter count their blessings after being rescued when a tubing trip went wrong. Christy and her 10-year-old Breanna were tubing down CC Creek with three other people when the…