Police and other first responders are legally obligated to help citizens and their departments can face lawsuits when they are derelict in their duty.
A dramatic rescue caught on video – as neighbors move quickly to rescue three children, left unattended and locked inside a burning home.
Rescue crews are responding to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey after a man reportedly became stuck in a high lift jack.
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.
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.
According to Bucks County Fire, a man was injured after falling into a 25 foot hole on a ship.
Rescue crews responded to the scene after a SEPTA bus and car collided.
“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.
Paramedics responded to the unit block of West Delaware Avenue for a report of a trench collapse with a worker trapped.
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light rescued six people in two separate incidents on Friday.
Officials say the Coast Guard spotted an “unusual-looking sailboat” around 1:15 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.