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Rescue

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Suing First Responders

Police and other first responders are legally obligated to help citizens and their departments can face lawsuits when they are derelict in their duty.

04/01/2014

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Neighbors Rescue 3 Children From Burning Home in North Philadelphia

A dramatic rescue caught on video – as neighbors move quickly to rescue three children, left unattended and locked inside a burning home.

03/27/2014

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Police: Contractor Became Trapped After Suffering Medical Emergency At Adventure Aquarium

Rescue crews are responding to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey after a man reportedly became stuck in a high lift jack.

03/21/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Children, Infant Rescued From Burning School Van in Feltonville

Only CBS 3 cameras are there as neighbors, led by a school crossing guard, rescued as many as 8 small children, and a baby in a car seat, from a school van that began burning as it brought the children home from a Feltonville Elementary School.

03/18/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Main Line Neighbor Risks Life To Save Woman Trapped In Overturned SUV

Hanging upside down, stuck in her seat belt, Murphy told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, in an exclusive interview, she feared at any moment her SUV might burst into flames or be pushed into a ravine along the road by another vehicle skidding in the darkness.

03/07/2014

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Worker Rescued After Falling Into 25 Foot Hole On A Ship

According to Bucks County Fire, a man was injured after falling into a 25 foot hole on a ship.

02/28/2014

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SEPTA Bus And Car Collide In Northeast Philadelphia

Rescue crews responded to the scene after a SEPTA bus and car collided.

02/17/2014

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Philadelphia’s Largest No-kill Shelter Urgently Needs Fosters, Adopters

“Our most urgent need is for fosters and adopters for medium-to-large dogs who can benefit from basic obedience and manners training,” PAWS wrote on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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1 Person Injured In Trench Collapse In Delaware

Paramedics responded to the unit block of West Delaware Avenue for a report of a trench collapse with a worker trapped.

01/27/2014

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Barnegat Light Coast Guard Rescues 6 People In Two Separate Incidents On Friday

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light rescued six people in two separate incidents on Friday.

10/25/2013

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Coast Guard Assists Disabled Sailboat In Cape May; No Injuries Reported

Officials say the Coast Guard spotted an “unusual-looking sailboat” around 1:15 p.m.

10/12/2013

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Delaware County SPCA In Need Of Donations, Adoptive Families After Rescuing Dogs From ‘Desperate’ Situation

The SPCA says the dogs were taken from a private shelter in Georgetown, Del. that was facing bankruptcy.

10/03/2013

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Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By SEPTA Train

According to reports, a person was struck by an inbound SEPTA Suburban Rail Line train just north of the Forest Hills Station around 11:30 a.m.

10/03/2013

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An Animal Shelter Celebrates A Major Milestone

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society or PAWS recently rescued it’s 10,000th animal and a new campaign has been launched to save 10,000 more.

09/28/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Brothers Stranded At Sea Share Story Of Survival

Before the Coast Guard arrived, Bill and Ed Rust found themselves eight miles off the coast of Long Beach Island in the Atlantic. For more than 30 agonizing minutes, they clung to these life preservers, not knowing if help was on the way.

09/26/2013

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