Five Kids With Water Guns Save The Day

In West Fargo, North Dakota, a group of Aurora Elementary School kids who were having a water fight gave new meaning to the term “volunteer fire fighters!” The five kids were enjoying a day of summer fun with their super soaker water guns when they spotted a fire on the deck of a neighbor’s apartment. They then alerted the occupant of the apartment and proceeded to put out the fire. The occupant of the apartment is on oxygen and was … Continue reading →

Babysitter Defends Boy From Viscous Dog Attack

In Genesee, Colorado, a local babysitter, Sharon Molloy, is being called a hero after she defends 3-year-old Jack Melichar for a savage dog attack. When two black dogs showed up on the family deck, Sharon and the boys, Jack and his 8-year-old brother went out to shoo the dogs home.  Like any exuberant 3-year-old, Jack was running.  One of the dogs then attacked him. Sharon began trying to pull the dog off him, and it turned on her. Two neighbors … Continue reading →

Girl Swallowed by the Earth in Neighbor’s Backyard

On one sunny Saturday in June, a mother and her daughter played tag in the front yard of their home in Hackettstown, New Jersey.  With her mother Marlen close behind, Alyson Machigua giggled as she ran into the back yard of an elderly neighbor. When she was about halfway across the neighbor’s yard the toddler suddenly disappeared.  It was as though she had been swallowed by the earth.  The girl had fallen into a hole that was later found to … Continue reading →

Mother Saves Kids from Runaway Bus

In Massachusetts, a fast-acting mother is being credited with saving a sidewalk full of children from a runaway bus. Lorie Aliano had just dropped off her son at elementary school for a class trip to the zoo. That was when she looked up and spotted an empty bus rolling down a driveway and heading towards the children. So she jumped into the bus, sat down in the driver’s seat, and stomped on the middle pedal . . . which she … Continue reading →

Baby Survives 14 Hours In Submerged Car

In Utah, a baby survives for 14 hours strapped upside down in a car seat within a semi-submerged vehicle in sub-freezing temperatures. The car somehow veered off the road and landed upside down in the Spanish Fork River.  The wreck was not discovered until a fisherman spotted it the next day.  They baby was dressed in a fleece jumper suit and was held suspended just inches from the flowing water, which allowed it to survive.  Four firefighters & three policemen … Continue reading →

Teen Saves Policeman

Reversal of roles, a Philadelphia police officer owes his life to a teenager who helped pull him to safety from a burning squad car.  Officer Mark Kimsey’s cruiser burst into flames after colliding with a pick-up truck, and says he’d still be there if it wasn’t for 17-year-old Joe Chambers. (USA Today, 11-12-2014, p. 4A)

Coaches Save Boy With CPR

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, two coaches from Patrick Henry Middle School were credited with saving the life of a 13-year-old boy who collapsed during basketball practice by administering CPR until paramedics arrived.  (2/13/2015)  An important lesson: many people assume CPR has failed if it doesn’t actually revive a person.  In reality, this revival seldom happens.  The primary purpose of CPR is to keep blood circulating until paramedics arrive with more sophisticated methods to restart the heart.  So don’t get … Continue reading →

State Troopers Rescue Boy

In Gaylord, Michigan, two state troopers are being credited with saving the life of a 2-year-old boy from a raging house fire.  Troopers Jim Leonard & Rick Carlson entered the burning house and managed to pull a crib containing the seemingly unconscious child toward the door, retrieving the boy. (2/1/2015)

Father Kills 300 Pound Black Bear

With Single Blow 6-23-07 Chris Everhart (Who happened to be an ex-marine), was camping in the Chatahoochee National Forest, located in Northern Georgia, with his three sons. All was well, until a fifth visitor decided to crash the party … a 300-pound black bear. The bear entered their campsite, rummaged through some stuff, and was heading back to the woods with the family’s cooler, when the youngest of the three sons, 6-year-old Logan, hurled a shovel at the large furry … Continue reading →

Bus Driver Saves Family

In Buffalo, New York, a bus driver tending to his route on an early Monday morning noticed smoke coming from the back of a house. So Richard Lucas stopped the bus, ran to the house and banged on the front door, waking the sleeping family. Thanks to his quick actions, 10 people (including seven children) were able to escape the two-family home. July 15, 2010 … Continue reading →