Tag: rescue

Donald Trump Praises Citizen Rescue Efforts: ‘We Love the Cajun Navy’

President Donald Trump celebrated the “Cajun Navy,” a group of citizen volunteers who traveled to rescue citizens from the wrath of Hurricane Florence. “We love the Cajun Navy – THANK YOU!” Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday, sharing a video of the group. The Cajun Navy was formed after Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana in 2005. They […]

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Poncho the Police Dog Goes Viral With Spirited CPR Demonstration

Poncho, a Spanish police dog with the Madrid Police Department has gone viral after a recent CPR demonstration on his handler. Poncho can be seen giving spirited chest compressions and even listens for signs of breathing. Before people point out that the compressions are too light and wouldn’t do anything, note that the demonstration is […]

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Thai Youth Soccer Team Found Alive In Cave After More Than A Week, Rescue Efforts Delayed By Monsoon Flooding

MAE SAI, Thailand (CBS News/AP) — Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday. The group was found more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation. Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said […]

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‘Spider-Man’ who rescued toddler dangling from balcony starts job with fire service

“Spider-Man” Mamoudou Gassama’s dramatic rescue earned him a fast-track to French nationality and a job in the fire service.Image: MICHELE CATTANI/AFP/Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2018-07-02 02:33:24 UTC Real-life “Spider-Man” Mamoudou Gassama, who rescued a toddler dangling from a balcony, has started his new job with the Paris Fire Brigade. The 22-year-old undocumented Malian migrant was […]

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