search and rescue

Scene of the search for the missing boaters.

Boat Capsizes At Folsom Lake, 4 Missing

Three men are missing after a boat capsized at Folsom Lake, Placer Sheriff’s officials say.


Pastor rescued

Stockton Pastor Lost In Wilderness Thankful for Rescuers, Well-Wishers

At 2 a.m., rescuers found Wayne Folmer more than a mile from camp. They stayed with him through the night until a California Highway Patrol helicopter took him to the hospital first thing in the morning.


Airplanes and cars are covered with debris at Sendai Airport in Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan, March 11, 2011, after a tsunami following a powerful quake hit Japan.

LA-Based Search And Rescue Team To Head To Japan

Officials say an elite Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue team has been activated and could be in Japan by Sunday.