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1 year 1 month ago

Rescue Rover saves lives

Homeless animals across the state are being helped, thanks to a brand new vehicle called the "Rescue Rover." It was made possible by a $100,000 grant from the Animal Assistance Foundation. Thursday afternoon it rolled into the Pikes Peak Humane Society from Trinidad carrying about 15 animals. They're...

1 year 9 months ago

Local Marine awarded for heroism

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine Corps Corporal from Florence, Colorado was one of five Marines to be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Monday for their heroism in rescuing comrades trapped aboard a crashed MV-22 Osprey during a training mission in Morocco last April. Cpl. Steve...

2 years 4 months ago

Injured climber wasn't wearing helmet

COLORADO SPRINGS - A man who was rock climbing at the Garden of the Gods had to be taken to the hospital after falling about 8 feet and hitting his head. The accident happened shortly after 1:30 Friday afternoon. The man and a climbing partner were ascending the western...

2 years 7 months ago

Man survives fall, rescued by steam train

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - A Silverton man survived a fall from a cliff after he was rescued by a crew from a historic steam train in the southwest Colorado mountains. Jerry Lyle was in serious condition Wednesday at Mercy Regional Medical Center. The Durango Herald reports the man was found...

2 years 7 months ago

Colorado firefighters receive highest award

DENVER (AP) - Six North Metro Fire Rescue District firefighters have received one of the highest awards in firefighting for their dramatic rescue of two children from a deadly fire in Northglenn in February. The Denver Post reports that the six received the Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor...

3 years 2 months ago

Dog saved from icy lake

The Westminster Fire Department was called to an icy lake yesterday because a pet was in trouble. The crew from Station #1 donned ice rescue gear and were able to reach the dog and bring it to safety. Fire rescue crews ask dog owners to keep their pets on...

3 years 5 months ago

Colorado cow named Lucky rescued from well

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters, neighbors and animal control officers have rescued a pregnant cow that crashed through a wooden cover and fell eight feet to the bottom of a wide, rectangular well northwest of Denver. The cow, named Lucky, was hoisted to safety Saturday afternoon. The Denver Post reports...

3 years 7 months ago

High angle rescue on Blodgett Peak

El Paso County Search and Rescue along with Springs Fire are working to reach three stranded hikers on Blodgett Peak. One of the hikers is reported to have minor injuries. Search and Rescue is on the way up the peak to make contact with them now.

3 years 10 months ago

Woman rescued from Fountain Creek

Fountain Fire Department made an early morning rescue from Fountain Creek near Southmoor Drive after woman went hiking on a popular trail along the creek. Fountain FD received a call for a rescue of a woman who fell into the creek around 7:15 am. The victim had been hiking...

4 years 1 month ago

Rescue of woman on Longs Peak takes 15 hours

University of Colorado-Boulder student who slid about 200 feet down an icy slope on Longs Peak spent 15 hours on the mountain as rangers and rescuers worked to safely get her out. Rocky Mountain National Park officials say 20-year-old Rebecca Stubbs never lost consciousness Saturday when she suffered multiple...

4 years 3 months ago

Rescue at Pueblo West pond

A man was rescued from the pond in Pueblo West Friday evening after falling out of a raft. We're told the man and another person had taken a boat onto the pond, it got stuck in the middle of the pond, so they brought a raft out to get...

4 years 4 months ago

Dog rescued after 80 foot fall

Pueblo Sheriff's Office workers rescued a dog Friday morning that had fallen into a ravine near the Pueblo Reservoir. The dog, a Springer Spaniel, was training with its master when it fell off an 80 foot cliff. The dog was not injured but it was too dark to retrieve...

4 years 5 months ago

Rescues tie up fire resources

Around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, fire crews make a high angle rescue at Garden of the Gods. Four climbers with no gear got stuck 150 feet up on a ledge. After about an hour and a half all four were rescued with no injuries. But it had a big effect...

4 years 6 months ago

Chinese mountain rescue team visits Colorado

Members of a Chinese rescue team that helped recover the bodies of three American climbers last year trained with their counterparts in Colorado this week. The Sichuan Mountaineering Association helped recover the bodies of Micah Dash and Jonny Copp of Boulder and Wade Johnson of Minnesota. Eight members of...

4 years 7 months ago

Rescue at Garden of the Gods

Colorado Springs Fire Crews were able to get a man down from a high rock formation in the Garden of the Gods Tuesday evening. Crews say it was a suicide attempt. We at News First 5 don't normally report suicide attempts, but in this case we felt it was...

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