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Firefighters rescue man from vehicle after driving into freezing river

An 18-year-old whose car skidded off an icy Iowa road and into a river Tuesday was rescued after asking Siri to call 911.

Dog sets kitchen on fire, nearly burns down house after turning...

A house in England nearly burned down Monday after the family's husky inadvertently turned on a microwave that had food inside, according to the Essex County Fire & Rescue Service.

Firefighters, hazmat techs investigating box leaking ‘highly contagious’ outside theatre contain...

Officials have determined that a box reading "highly contagious human substance" left outside the North Bend Theatre, which led to one person being taken to the hospital Friday night, contained human urine.

California firefighters come to the rescue of a baby sea lion

A 5-month-old sea lion was tuckered out Sunday after firefighters rescued the little pup who had strayed from his Bay Area home.

Virginia officers body-cam show them saving unconscious woman from burning car

Body-camera video captured two Virginia police officers and two citizens rescuing an unconscious woman from a burning vehicle after a crash early Friday morning.

14 NYPD officers injured in Bronx blaze that tore through apartment...

Over a dozen police officers in the Bronx were injured after responding to an apartment fire last night, attempting to evacuate residents before they were caught in the blaze.