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Firefighters describe their actions 30 years ago during the earthquake that claimed 72 lives
USA-01 and USA-2 members were thanked by the U.S. secretary of state and welcomed home by loved ones
USA-01 filled a plane with its crewmembers, equipment and dogs
Hopes of finding more survivors in Syria, Turkey begin to fade
Los Angeles County is sending dozens of search-and-rescue crewmembers, along with six search dogs and three structural engineers
Nearly 100 Los Angeles County firefighters and structural engineers and a half-dozen specially trained dogs were sent to Turkey to help with rescue efforts
The Rio Dell Fire Department was delayed in responding to some 60 calls because its garage doors were off the hinges and had to be pried open
How one hydrant provided hope after the Great Earthquake of 1906, and what was done to ensure the city would never again have to rely on a miracle
The nearly 15,000-square-foot Fireboat Station 35 will house three fireboats and rescue watercraft
The girl, Elif, was rescued more than 65 hours after the deadly earthquake rocked the country
Local media reported that one person had died and another was injured in a home collapse in the aftermath of an initial 6.4 magnitude quake off the coast
In 1987, officials were discussing canceling the fireboat program; everything changed after the 6.9-magnitude earthquake
“Loma Prieta Earthquake, 30 Years Later” reflects on the stories from the survivors, first responders and unsung heroes from the Bay Area quake
There have been thousands of aftershocks after the recent 7.1 and 6.4 magnitude earthquakes
There are significant reports of structure fires, mostly as a result of gas leaks or gas line breaks throughout the city
Emergency crews responded to small vegetation fires, gas leaks and reports of cracked roads
Departments conduct surveys to identify damage; residents warned to expect aftershocks
Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan’s east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously
A mix of neighborhood volunteers, police and firefighters used trained dogs and their bare hands to search through ruins
Cheers went up with each rescue, which firefighters confirmed with exclamation mark-punctuated tweets
Rescuers dug through rubble with their hands and used detectors to search for signs of life
TV footage showed rescuers in orange uniforms shining flashlights into the interiors of broken buildings as they searched for signs of life
Five other miners have been hospitalized but their lives are not in danger and a few others escaped unscathed
Since the Wednesday earthquake, firefighters and rescue crews used sniffer dogs around the hard-hit areas in central Italy
Rescue teams dug through the crumbled buildings with bulldozers and their bare hands in search of survivors
One main goal of the exercise is to test how well they will work together to minimize loss of life and damages when a mega-quake unleashes a tsunami
Sixty-six people were trapped in the nursing home by an earthquake that hit Japan barely 24 hours after another quake that killed nine
Rescue operations were repeatedly disrupted by aftershocks; footage showed fires breaking out after the earthquake