Tag: firefighters

Netanyahu Thanks Abbas For Help Battling Blazes Across Israel

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday evening for Palestinian assistance in battling wildfires that have raged throughout the country since Tuesday, forcing tens of thousands to evacuate their homes.  The Palestinian Authority

Rainbow over Hollywood Hills (Doug Addison / Twitter)

Rain, Thunder, Lightning, Floods–and Rainbows

SAN DIEGO, CA — Torrential rainfall and flooding struck San Diego amidst thunder and lightning on Tuesday night leaving cars stranded and thousands without power. Several cars were left stuck and some floating in floodwaters off highway 94 on Federal Blvd.,

Woman Freed from Fireplace (Engineer Jared Hazelaar / Cal Fire Riverside)

Firefighters Free Naked Woman From Fireplace

Riverside County firefighters freed a naked woman from a fireplace Saturday, posting photos of the rescue to Twitter that show the woman’s soot-laden legs dangling through a hole they had opened to free her.