Officers, off-duty firefighter rescue elderly woman from burning home in Holbrook

Officers, off-duty firefighter rescue elderly woman from burning home in Holbrook

A group of first responders came to the rescue when they saved a woman from a fire on Long Island. Suffolk County Police Sergeant Charles Kelleher, Officer Krystin Reinhart and off-duty firefighter Brendan Smith of the Holtsville Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire on Dover Court in Holbrook.


Germantown, Wisconsin company equips 50+ Milwaukee Police Department motorcycles with Adaptive LED headlights

J.W. Speaker Corporation is equipping more than 50 Milwaukee Police Department motorcycles with state-of-the-art Adaptive LED headlights that will help enhance the vision of motorcycle patrol officers in darkness. The "Adaptive Motorcycle Headlight" addresses poor visibility during sharp turns by filling in the darkness with bright, white light.

Police officer stands in the pouring rain with a smile as she protects critter from traffic
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One police officer is being hailed for her diligence in protecting and serving the members of her community — even the non-human ones. The compassionate cop was spotted by Carolyn B. R. Hammett when she was driving through the pouring rain near her home in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Firefighters' demo shows dangers of hot cars

On a partly sunny day with a high near 90, a firefighter and a state trooper in Indianapolis jumped in a squad car, rolled up the windows and shut off the ignition. Wayne Township Fire Capt Mike Pruitt and Sgt. John Perrine with Indiana State Police locked themselves in a hot car last year. They did it again recently as part of a demonstration of the dangers of leaving a child in a hot car.


Off-duty firefighter saves softball spectator in medical distress

During a recent recreational softball game at Memorial Park in Midlothian, Illinois, John Conway had the winning play. "I'm grabbing my bat to come out here on the on-deck circle and that's when my wife came by the gate and told me what was going on," Conway said. Santos Gutierrez, 78, was having a medical emergency while seated in the bleachers. Daniel Garcia said his grandmother didn't have a pulse.

Firefighters save dog from 50-foot mine shaft

An unusual rescue sent an El Dorado County Fire Protection District crew down a 100-year-old mine shart in the Camino foothills in California. Even in Gold Country, this was a first. Firefighters were called to the rescue after a U.S. Department of Agriculture tracker, looking for a mountain lion reportedly attacking livestock, lost one of his tracking dogs, then discovered it using a GPS collar, underground, in a hole, down a mineshaft.

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