Rescue

Members of the St. Louis Fire Department help a resident out of a window as he escapes a two-alarm fire in St. Louis on May 11, 2015. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Man Dies in St. Louis Apartment Building Fire

St. Louis fire officials say a man was killed in an apartment building fire that sent about a half dozen other people to hospitals.

05/11/2015

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Man Rescued from South St. Louis Trench

It appears the man suffered no obvious external injuries. He was transported to Saint Louis University Hospital for observation.

05/04/2015

Photo: Getty Images

Victim Revived After Reported Heroin Overdose in St. Peters

The Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.

03/31/2015

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

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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

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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

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