“This didn’t work we were gonna get the boat,” Cole Geeo told WFAA 8 after rescuing his neighbors marooned in their homes by feet of floodwater.
Wildfires have been ravaging Oklahoma all week, with News 9 reporting more than 56,000 acres of the state up in smoke as of this writing. Their own journalists found this construction vehicle stuck in an embankment and got the operator to safety with seconds to spare.
Recovering a stuck truck is serious business; there’s a lot of weight and energy at work and if you don’t take safety seriously you can end up like these idiots: dodging a flying steel projectile for dear life.
Tire changes are an inevitability in long-distance off-road racing. They’re also somewhat labor intensive, costing the drivers’ precious time and energy. Not so much if you’ve got an on-board jacking system though!
The Hope Technik LF5G “Red Rhino” is based off a Chevy Colorado-cousin Isuzu D-Max, but with no doors and a giant water pump on the back it looks a whole lot cooler. And you thought you crammed a lot of accessories onto you Ranger back in high school.
Geneseo, NY Fire Chief Andrew Chanler told WHAM “alcohol fueled incidents take up most of his crew’s activity from Thursday night through weekend.” At least some of the drunks are taking it upon themselves to drive the ambulance. No, wait, that’s terrible.
Flash floods are one of the most powerful and therefor most dangerous things you can encounter outdoors. In this terrifying video, a group of hikers in Maui’s jungle is swept away.
Somewhere in Slovakia a storm drain was... chirping. Authorities showed up to investigate, found a female mallard pacing around it, put two-and-two together, and commenced operation Pull Some Dumb Ducks Out Of The Drain. Don’t worry, it works out and this video will cheer you up.
I am OK, but Nepal is not. The part of the country that got hit the hardest is the remote Gorkha district. Many small towns and villages are still not included in any government search and rescue effort. This is one of many stories from the area: One day, six volunteers and two villages.
A Washington police officer pulled a family to safety just before their car was overturned by a wave on Tuesday evening.
The highways of storm-ravaged north Texas have been exceptionally slippery this year, and constantly shut down by large crashes. So the good samaritans of the Chisholm Jeep Club have been posting up, winches ready, waiting for stuck citizens to save.
The pilot of a downed Mooney M20 was lucky his bad day was met by a troop of scouts who lived up to their motto to always be prepared. Shortly after takeoff engine trouble required the pilot to ditch in the nearby Congaree River near Columbia, S.C.
Remember that time your dad rented a Bobcat, and you had a riot ruining the lawn and lifting things? "The Rook" is like that, but bulletproof and with attachments designed to smash walls, heave cars, spray knockout gas, or drop troops onto your roof.
With no dispatcher, no police escort, and rudimentary protective gear, Mr. Kamara shunts his secondhand ambulance through the chaos of Monrovia, Liberia in a desperate effort stifle the ebola epidemic at its source. But the odds are only getting longer.
Duracell Batteries has a fleet of disaster response vehicles called "Power Forward" that swoop in during mass power outages to bring people what they probably want more than anything; a chance to charge their phone and check Facebook. This storm season, new rigs trucks are joining the fleet to go even deeper.
Last week firefighters in Texas spent ages using water, elbow grease, real grease, and finally a Sawzall to free a wayward dog who'd wedged its head through the center of a car wheel. This also happened in Fresno not that long ago. Dogs, get it together already!
A 22-year-old man in Washington D.C. came very close to ending his own life on the tracks of the Metro, were it not for the quick actions of Transit Police and the driver of the train headed his way.
Land Rover has been supplying 4x4s to the British Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for sixty years. Over that time 120 vehicles have helped some 900,000 people in places that made great photo ops for the beautiful British 4x4.
This morning, everyone lost their shit over Tara, the hero cat of Bakersfield who saved her owner's 4-year-old son from an unprovoked dog attack in one of the greatest cat videos of all time. Now, Tara finally speaks. Kind of.
Somebody decided the beach of South Padre Island, Texas was just a fine place to park a semi-truck cab, until it was static as a dead whale. Luckily for them somebody showed up with a stout pickup, which beat that old devil wheelspin to rescue the rig.