Major Car Accidents With Varied Results

Major Car Accidents With Varied Results

A fiery car accident could have resulted in deaths, but the fast actions of those involved reduced serious injury. Two cars driving opposite directions slammed int each other, eventually causing a four-car pileup. Onlookers quickly moved into action and were able to rescue the people trapped inside the vehicles. Then in China, a man pulled over on the highway to answer a phone call.. He did not have enough room to pull over, however, and ended up getting hit by a fast-moving truck. View Now
Fire Crew Gets Trapped by Wall of Flames in Australia

Fire Crew Gets Trapped by Wall of Flames in Australia

A team responding to a massive fire in Melbourne, Australia ended up getting trapped in the blazing inferno, after flames quickly surrounded their vehicles. Although some of the crew was outside and faced the brunt of the fire, there were no reported injuries. View Now
First Responder Police Rescue Victims From Burning Building

First Responder Police Rescue Victims From Burning Building

Police in Nassau County, New York were the first to arrive at a burning building with people trapped on the second floor. One officer borrowed a ladder from a nearby construction site and helped get two people out of the building as more police officers rescued four other victims from the other side of the building. Police arrived on the scene before the fire engine and crew got to the building. View Now
Firefighter Dies of Heart Attack, Fire Destroys Portuguese Language Museum in Brazil

Firefighter Dies of Heart Attack, Fire Destroys Portuguese Language Museum in Brazil

Firefighters were unable to save the Portuguese Language Museum in Brazil from fire flames that destroyed the building. The museum was the most visited museum in Brazil. Sparks from wiring of light fixtures above decorative hammocks are believe to be the source of the fire but is still under investigation. One firefighter had a heart attack while fighting the fire and died. View Now
Poorly Made Fireworks Sends Crowd Running for Dear Life

Poorly Made Fireworks Sends Crowd Running for Dear Life

A group of friends setting off some fireworks almost got worked by fire when their display went awry. While the fireworks were going off, the explosions started hitting closer and closer to the ground, sparking a movement among the people. Let’s just say their new year off with a major bang. View Now
Firefighters Battle Flames Inside Farm House

Firefighters Battle Flames Inside Farm House

This almost 100-year-old two-story farm house in Maryland was completely lost to a fire that started from a space heater placed too close to combustibles. The home did not have smoke alarms or a fire hydrant. The fire that took 60 firefighters and six hours to put out.The family was notified of the danger by a feed delivery driver who was there to deliver feed. The family was sleeping in their home unaware of the flames and smoke.  View Now
Vehicles Engulfed in Flames Results in At Least One Injury

Vehicles Engulfed in Flames Results in At Least One Injury

Firefighters reacted as quickly as they could for these two vehicle fires. The first vehicle was believed to have caught fire due to an electronic malfunction, and ended with multiple explosions. The second vehicle was destroyed by flames after a gas tank nearby exploded. One man was severely burned in the second incident, and no injuries in the first. View Now
Footage of Gas Explosion Shows Elderly Man Fall Seven Stories From Burning Building

Footage of Gas Explosion Shows Elderly Man Fall Seven Stories From Burning Building

This video goes from bad, to worse, to miraculous. A gas explosion in Russia caught a nearby building on fire, prompting its inhabitants to try and get out as quickly as possible. One elderly man had few options, and attempted to escape from a window. After attempts to help him failed, the man fell out of the window, hitting the cold earth seven stories below.  But he was ok. The man was taken to the hospital, but somehow only sustained minor injuries. That's a major silver lining in ht emidst of an otherwise very bleak situation. View Now
Malfunctioning Battery Sets Fire in Car Showroom & Construction Blast Disables Workers

Malfunctioning Battery Sets Fire in Car Showroom & Construction Blast Disables Workers

If only both of these accidents could have been resolved as quickly as the first one was. The car showroom in danger in Northampton, England, due to a lithium battery catching fire, was caught quickly thanks to security footage, and damages were minimized and no one was hurt. The construction site explosion in London didn't end as well. The workers were drilling in an unsafe area, and the resulting explosion left both construction workers seriously injured. View Now
Colombian Hero Saves Family From Fire

Colombian Hero Saves Family From Fire

Many were left homeless after a fire ravaged an impoverished community in Colombia. The homes in this housing community are built with items like cardboard, wood and plastic. Firefighters were already on scene battling these massive flames, but one family was trapped inside. Watch as this heroic man kicks in a wall freeing a family from the fire.  View Now