An Indiana woman who had given birth just a few days earlier said her instincts kicked in when she stopped along a highway to help save a driver who was on fire.
A paraglider spent three hours trapped in power lines.
Firefighters rescued the man via ground ladder and turned him over to authorities.
Two crew members of the CSX train were initially trapped in a flaming locomotive along the river’s edge before climbing out and waiting for firefighters to rescue them by boat.
Smoke alarms alerted other residents to the fire in the Southeast home.
Chief Slaughter says while Dwyer’s act is heroic, to go outside of incident command jeopardizes his safety and the safety of other firefighters.
"You entered the structure without your crew members which is in immediate conflict with no freelancing, accountability and maintaining crew integrity,"
Listen to audio where officers are the first one the scene of a fire where several people are trapped and hear the initial dispatch send firefighters to the wrong address.
Because it’s expected to keep raining until Saturday evening, some rivers won’t reach their crest until the weekend.
The dangerous winds formed the leading edge of a band of weather that stretched from Tennessee to Maine.