Brave and Terrifying Footage of an Avalanche Rescue

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Four friends skiing in the Swiss/French Alps faced incredible turmoil when one of their own got buried in an avalanche. One of the rescuers happened to be wearing a GoPro and captured the whole experience on video. Read more about the story here.

 

Lifeguards Make a Daring Rescue Just as a Small Boy is About to be Lost to Riptide

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From the Youtube description:

RNLI lifeguards rescued a boy who had been dragged away from Crooklets Beach in Bude, Cornwall, in a very strong rip current while bodyboarding. He was heard screaming for help so lifeguard Joby Wolfenden-Brown paddled out on a rescue board and grabbed the boy, who was exhausted and clearly in a lot of distress. He was brought back to shore safely and reunited with his family.

Good Samaritan of the Day: Shoppers Smash Car Window to Save Two Kids Inside Hot Car

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People really need to stop leaving their pets and/or kids in their hot cars.

A Massive Fire in Houston Brought Out the Heroic in These Firefighters. Don't Watch if You Have Heart Problems.

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The blaze erupted on the roof of a Houston apartment complex yesterday, whipping into a frenzy from the winds.