rescue

VIDEO: Two kayakers rescued after fall in Jamaica Bay
News Terence M. Cullen 2/10/2013 at 12:27PM

Police rescued two kayakers who fell into the waters of Jamaica Bay yesterday. NYPD Air Sea rescue responded to a 9-1-1 call around 3 p.m. and split in two to retrieve the men, both 32. Two divers recovered the first man and transported him to Floyd Bennet Field. The man was then transferred to Kings [...]

37 confirmed dead from Sandy as search and rescue missions continue
37 confirmed dead from Sandy as search and rescue missions continue
News Billy Rennison 11/01/2012 at 2:43PM

Firefighters and officers continue go door to door in the city’s most devastated areas, searching for those still in need of help. “The full toll of Hurricane Sandy on New Yorkers  is still emerging,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg at his press conference today. A least 37 New Yorkers have been confirmed dead from Sandy and [...]

Queens hotel fire rescue
Queens hotel fire rescue
News Jay Lane 1/17/2012 at 9:05AM

Queens hotel fire rescue Firefighters fought their way through heavy smoke and shooting flames yesterday to rescue a man with no pulse from a burning Queens motel and bring him back to life. The victim was in a third-floor room at the Conduit Motor Inn in South Ozone Park at around 4 p.m. when members [...]