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1111, 2019

A day in the life of a middle Georgia first responder

(WGXA) - They're the people who show up when someone's life hangs in the balance -- any given day can be one of tragedy or triumph. WGXA looked into what a day in the life of a first reponder in middle Georgia is really like. “What you see in TV [...]

1510, 2019

Savannah Firefighter performs CPR for 30 minutes. Saves airline passenger’s life

(WJCL) - A Savannah firefighter is being celebrated as a hero after coming to the aid of a fellow airline passenger. Savannah Fire & Rescue says AFF Trevor Jaha was on a flight to Los Angeles in September when another passenger suffered sudden cardiac arrest and had no pulse. Jaha performed [...]

3009, 2019

Trooper rescues Georgia boy, 5, who was choking in minivan

(WGXA) - An Indiana trooper used the Heimlich maneuver to save a 5-year-old Georgia boy who began choking as his family was returning from a vacation. State police say Trooper Ben Reason was headed home Thursday when he heard a dispatch call about an unconscious boy along a nearby stretch [...]

2609, 2019

Savannah Firefighters save pup from house fire

(WJCL) - Savannah firefighters helped save a dog's life when they responded to a house fire Wednesday morning. According to Savannah Fire, the resident was not home when firefighters arrived to the house fire on the 1000 block of Demmond St. just before 9:30 a.m. But their dog was. Firefighters [...]

2309, 2019

Firefighters’ daring rescue after bridge collapse

(WKRN) - A Spring Hill construction worker is safe and sound after a bridge collapsed and his trackhoe toppled precariously. The call came out just after 1 p.m. Thursday of a bridge collapse and a man trapped. Firefighters were actually taking a week-long class on difficult rescues involving ropes and [...]

1608, 2019

Henry County firefighters save driver’s life

(FOX 5) - Firefighters in Henry County are credited with saving the life of a driver whose car plunged into a pond on Lake Dow Road. Police body cam video showed the water up to the windows and that was before it started sliding into deeper water. It was Station 10 in Henry County that [...]