Rescue

Porkus Welby MD, originally rescued by St. Louis police as a stray, has been adopted. He is the second pot belly rescued this year. (Courtesy: Stray Rescue of St. Louis Facebook page)

Stray Pigs Found Wandering St. Louis Streets

Stray Rescue has rescued two stray pigs found roaming the streets this year – one in South St. Louis and another in North City.

03/11/2015

(Brett Blume/KMOX)

$100,000 Matching Grant Program for Stray Rescue Begins Tuesday

Another week left in special $10 adoption program to ease overcrowding at shelter.

02/09/2015

Photo courtesy of the Humane Society of Missouri.

Dozens of Jack Russell Terriers Rescued from Life-Threatening Conditions

The unlicensed owners did not live at the property – which had no running water – and they provided little to no veterinary care for the animals.

01/21/2015

Photo: Thinkstock

Tree Business Owner Comes to Rescue of Stranded Kitten

Residents could hear the cat’s meows for several nights and reached out for help. Neither the city nor the fire department had a ladder tall enough to reach 50 feet up to pull the kitten to safety.

01/07/2015

Photo: Thinkstock

Two Air-Lifted to Hospital After Jefferson County House Fire

Two people were air-lifted to the hospital after a fire leveled their Jefferson County home this morning.

12/29/2014

Off duty firefighters rescued three from this car on Saturday, December 20, 2014 (Twitter/@stlfiredept)

Off-Duty Firefighters Rescue Victims From Burning Car

Came across accident on way to work

12/20/2014

A crane arrives in Mehlville to help retrieve a parachutist stranded on broadcast tower wires. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Parachutist Rescued from Radio-T.V. Tower in South County

Firefighters rescued a parachutist who became stuck on wires of a broadcast tower and dangled for about two hours.

10/31/2014

A woman is helped on to a stretcher by St. Louis firefighters after being pulled from her house with another person during a fire in north St. Louis on Oct. 23, 2014.  The two suffered minor smoke inhalation. (UPI/Bill Greenbatt)

Two Rescued from House Fire in North St. Louis

The St. Louis Fire Department rescued two people trapped in a burning home Thursday afternoon. Firefighters arrived around 3:45 p.m. to the 3100 block of Evans to find lots of smoke and two people at an upstairs window.

10/24/2014

The Kingman family survived a serious accident when their car went off an icy highway. A family dog ran from the wreck scene as two unknown men attempted to pull the family from the wreckage. The dog, April, was later found and reunited with the family nearly a week later. Now the family has discovered the identity of the men who helped them from the wreckage. Photo courtesy of the Daily Journal.

Missouri Family Says Thanks to Rescuers

Two weeks after two strangers showed up out of nowhere to pull a girl from an overturned car in a ravine, the family has finally had the chance to say thank you.

03/31/2014

KMOX/Brett Blume

Dog Rescue Planned in Rural Howell County

As part of a joint effort, 135 puppies and adult dogs are being rescued from a dog breeding facility in rural Howell County, Missouri.

02/26/2014

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