CHP Chopper Crew Talks About Harrowing Initial Atlas Fire RescuesA pair of California Highway Patrol officers talked about some of dramatic rescues they made in Napa County from the air just after the wildfires broke out, including one where a father insisted the officers take his family to safety first.
CHP Aircraft Rescues 44 People, Pets In North Bay FiresCalifornia Highway Patrol aircraft have rescued a total of 44 people, as well as five dogs and a cat, while responding to the North Bay fires that have killed at least nine people and destroyed more than 1,500 structures.
Pig Hunter Rescued After Falling Into Ravine Near HealdsburgSonoma County sheriff’s deputies and crews from Cal Fire and the Healdsburg Fire Department rescued a pig hunter who fell down a ravine west of Healdsburg on Saturday morning.
Crews Rescue Man From Car After Tree Falls In San FranciscoFire Department crews in San Francisco had to extricate a driver out of a vehicle Wednesday afternoon when a tree fell on several parked cars, according to authorities.
California Woman Helps Rescue Florida Friend During Hurricane IrmaAs Hurricane Irma began slamming Daytona Beach, a woman in California was able to help rescue her friend 3,000 miles away.
Local Air National Guard Heads To Florida For Hurricane RescueAir National Guardsmen from the Bay Area headed to Florida Friday so they will be there to help victims of Hurricane Irma once the massive storm makes landfall this weekend.
Injured Paraglider Rescued Near Lake Herman in BeniciaThe paraglider's injuries were described as moderate and were not considered life-threatening.
SF Woman Creates Real-Time Mapping App To Aid Hurricane Harvey Rescue, ReliefA San Francisco woman, working with collaborators she found on Twitter, has set up a database and mapping application for coordinating Hurricane Harvey rescue and relief efforts in real time.
Bay Area Firefighters, Aid Workers Bring Resources To Texas CoastFirefighters and aid workers throughout the Bay Area are being deployed to the Texas coast in response to Tropical Storm Harvey, which has dumped more than 50 inches of rain and made landfall in the Houston area as a hurricane Friday.
Bay Area Rescue Teams Deployed To Hurricane Harvey Flooding In Texas More rescuers from the Bay Area were preparing Moday to go to Texas to help with relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, officials with the Silicon Valley Air National Guard said.
Harvey Victims Sending SOS Messages On Social MediaDesperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location.
San Francisco Firefighters Rescue Elderly Woman From Apartment FireFirefighters rescued an unconscious elderly woman early Monday as flames engulfed her Sacramento Street apartment.