Articles about Emergency Rescue

Allyn Pierce drove through the flames to save hospital patients
A nurse working in the town of Paradise drove his Toyota Tundra through the horrific blaze in Southern California to save the lives of patients trapped in the hospital.New York Times reporter Jack Nicas unearthed the story of how Allyn Pierce,
No surge fare here, folks
You've got to give it to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). While most of us are hunkered down, safe and warm inside our homes, MMDA personnel are out there ready to rescue victims of typhoon Ompong.These dudes have it
'When in doubt, don't'
There was a big fuss a few days back over a Land Rover driver getting stuck in floods on Araneta Avenue. It shocked many people that a supposedly flood-proof car-one driven by an experienced off-roader, no less-could actually
Every second counts
The fact is, we're all victims of our country's horrendous traffic in one way or another. Even a blaring ambulance, which any sensible motorist will clear a path for, can be slowed down by gridlock. In an emergency, every precious
In case of emergencies
Metro Manila's traffic is bad enough when you need to get somewhere important, so you can only imagine how much worse it is during a medical emergency, when every second counts. We've all seen and heard blaring ambulances being forced
‘Samaritans may cause more harm than good’
Everyone's aware that motorcycle-related accidents happen every day in the Philippines, particularly in Metro Manila.According to a report by the World Health Organization, the number of motorcycle riders in the Philippines comprise some 53% of 10,379 total deaths
Can we give them an A for effort?
Yesterday's "Metro Manila Shake Drill" was one for the books. Everything went smoothly, and it looks like the city-wide exercise served its purpose. For all the recent hoopla involving tow trucks and unscrupulous towing personnel, you've got to hand
It could be a life-or-death situation
I had trust issues with anything that had to do with government. I had witnessed one too many times how government employees abused official vehicles. So when I started driving, I decided that I would not get out of the way of
Makes it easier to call for assistance
The last thing any of us want is to be involved in a vehicular accident. An accident, especially one that sees cars smashed up, can lead not only to damage to property but even loss of lives. This is why it is
If only we had them here
RETTmobil is Europe's leading trade fair for emergency services and mobility, and BMW is a regular exhibitor at the annual event. For this year, the German carmaker is showcasing its newest line of emergency vehicles.While BMW has yet to reveal
To provide rescuers with vital information
In an accident where a vehicle is seriously damaged, it is vital for rescue personnel to free the occupants immediately. This, however, can be dangerous if information about the vehicle is not readily available to the rescuers. In response, Mercedes-Benz has
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