The comparison list just keeps growing.

Local stories of fire and police doing their jobs, and sometimes using creative thinking and action to go outside of the box to enact a timely (immediate) rescue os those in need. In some cases, police are walking into water and fire before their fire department arrives on scene.

6/24/11, Oakland Tribune: POLICE RESCUE WOMAN AT THE SAN LEANDRO MARINA, by Chris de Benedetti  <<< yes folks, the police did some creative thinking, used a canine leash to tether themselves safely, and went into water to rescue a woman from a submerged car….

6/22/11, San Jose Mercury: BENECIA INCIDENT DECADE AGO EERILY SIMILAR TO ALAMEDA SUICIDE OFF BEACH, by Matthias Gafni

6/12/11, San Diego North County Times, CalFire firefighters and San Diego County sheriff’s deputies who waded into a pond…, Editorial Note

5/25/11, KTVU News, OAKLAND OFFICERS RESCUE MAN FROM SMOKY BUILDING

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About Denise Lai

Alive. Swim (fly is the best). Walking with my dog (weims are the best). Life is good. Would prefer people understood negative externalities and prevented themselves from creating them. Feeling the love anyway. View all posts by Denise Lai

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