Pregnant Woman trapped underwater rescued

October 31, 2009

PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY, MD – Cheryl Davis believes the series of events that saved daughter Sade Davis’ life after a near-deadly car accident left her submerged underwater is nothing short of a miracle.

Sade Davis, 23, who is seven and a half months pregnant, was on her way to Silver Spring from her home in Clinton on Saturday morning when her car slid off the road, hit at least one tree and flipped over into a creek near the 8900 block of Temple Hills Road, her mother said. Sade Davis had no pulse and was not breathing when emergency responders pried her out of her car, but she suffered no serious, long-term injury except for some short-term memory loss — the last thing she said she remembers is her baby shower on Oct. 17 — and a gash on her head.

She was released from Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday and is recuperating at home with her parents, Cheryl and Jerome Davis, and sister, Jenia Davis.

“I’m doing great,” she said. “I’m in a little pain, but I’m just glad I can feel the pain.”

The baby, a boy who is due for delivery on Dec. 9, is also fine, she added.

On Saturday morning, firefighters and paramedics from the Clinton Fire/EMS Station were en route to another medical emergency call on the 8700 block of Temple Hills Road when an unidentified passer-by flagged them down. The man said he had seen a car go off the road and into a nearby creek.

“You couldn’t see the vehicle from the road,” said Dave Wilson of Severn, a firefighter and paramedic who was on the scene. “You couldn’t tell at first someone was in there.”

Sade Davis has no memory of the accident, but responders believe she likely lost control of her car on a sharp turn made slick by recent rain.

Wilson, along with fellow Clinton station responders Wesley Auld, Lt. Dale Giampetroni and Derian Whitted, ran down the embankment to assess the scene after requesting another vehicle to handle the original call

FireFighter Dies at scene

October 20, 2009

A Georgia firefighter died at the scene of an emergency medical call Saturday.

Gary D. Stree spent that last five years as a member of the East Lake Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department. Street, 60, collapsed on the street from an apparent heart attack after moving a fire department squad so that a responding ambulance could access and transport the victim.

Street passed away at the scene.

Funeral arrangements are currently pending.

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9 San Fran FireFighter Released

October 18, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO — Nine firefighters were treated and released after battling Wednesday night's electrical fire in the basement of the Union Square office building that houses a Tiffany & Co. jewelry store, authorities said Thursday.

The two-alarm blaze was reported at 6:55 p.m. at 360 Post St., said Lt. Ken Smith, a spokesman for the San Francisco Fire Department. The fire sent smoke pouring through all 11 floors.

About 70 firefighters reached the building around 7 p.m. and contained the fire i...

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Suspended ?

October 17, 2009

I Have Found this story more than offensive because they didn't want to offend anyone are you kidding me you live in the united states of the good America there is no reason for this at all I believe act should be done to that chief . America its time to step up and defend your country.

CHESTER (AP) — A city firefighter has been suspended over a new rule to clear lockers of decorations — including his U.S. flag decal.

Chester Fire Commissioner James Johnson hopes to avoid controversies lik...
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Makes you Feel Great!!

October 16, 2009

Seventh-graders at Cathedral School recognized firefighters through poetry.

It was part of a class project in Nancy Hopfauf’s reading and writing class. They use firefighters as the topic for cinquain poems in honor of fire safety month.

“I want them to make the words jump off the page … so they can visualize through words,” Hopfauf said. A cinquain is a five-line poem that uses descriptive words to express a topic. For the poems the students wrote, they used descriptive words for f...

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Drunk Man Steals Ambulance

October 15, 2009

, Kan., Oct. 12 (UPI) — Police in Kansas said they arrested an intoxicated 21-year-old man who attempted to drive home in an ambulance left parked by paramedics on a call. Lawrence Police Sgt. Susan Hadl said the man entered the Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical ambulance that had been left parked downtown by a crew responding to a medical call shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday, the Lawrence Journal-World reported Monday.

The man led police on a brief low-speed chase that ended when of...

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Boy Set on Fire?

October 14, 2009

Hey Guys or Ladys.

Here is something I want to know. after reading this story I was in aw, Can you believe what our teens are doing now days, I don't understand how can teens do that to 15 year old boy, over a simple argument.  I've seen Grow Men Throw Everything they had up after a smell of Charred body? And our Teens are Laughing after they set a Another Kid on fire? I believe its time to set them kids up in a line and show them how it feels to be burnt. Mother and Father's its time to take ...
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Fire Fighter gets Crushed by Truck,

October 13, 2009

This Story is pretty amazing and then she gets on the site and adds her comment wow. thanks for the Story

CHICO, CA – Becky Quigley, a 23-year-old Hotshot Firefighter, is in a Chico hospital where she battles a different kind of fight than the 23-year-old Weed resident is accustomed.

Instead of fighting fires, Quigley now fights to recover from injuries that nearly killed her when a water-tender truck inadvertantly drove over Quigley – twice – on Sept. 21.

Sue Tavalero, a family friend w...

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Two FireFighters killed!!

October 11, 2009

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters tried to hold back a massive wildfire from consuming thousands of homes and a communications center in Los Angeles County on Monday as they mourned two firefighters killed when their vehicle rolled down a mountain side.

About 12,000 homes, as well as crucial communications and astronomy centers atop Mount Wilson, were threatened by fire. On the blaze’s northwestern front, two firefighters were killed Sunday on Mount Gleason near the city of Acton. “We ask...

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ST.Louis Blues Escalator Accident !!

October 10, 2009

Hey Guys, I'm from St.Louis and I've been on this Escalator a few times that's a little scary,

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues said Friday that a three-story escalator at the Scott trade Center would remain shut down during an investigation into why it malfunctioned, injuring 13 people, following the team’s home opener.

The escalator was crowded with game spectators when it broke down around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. “From what I could tell from looking at it, it looked like the bottom four st...

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Fallen Just like my mission statement says i want to know how your local department has help you and i want to start a blog that will let the fire fighter's know how much we care!!!

When I am called to duty, God,

Whenever flames may rage;

Give me strength to save some life,

Whatever be its age.

Help me embrace a little child

Before it is too late

Or save an older person

From the horror of that fate.

Enable me to be alert

And hear the weakest shout,

And quickly and efficiently

To put the fire out.

I want to fill my calling

And to give the best in me

To guard my every neighbor

And protect his property.

And if, according to my fate,

I am to lose my life,

Please bless with your protecting

My children and my wife.





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