Tagged with 'rescue'

Woman rescued after driving car into Puget Sound at Redondo Boat Launch

Woman rescued after driving car into Puget Sound at Redondo Boat Launch

South King Fire & Rescue – along with several other agencies – had a busy night Sunday, Oct. 28, when they rescued a 30-year old woman from a car that had been driven into Puget Sound at the Redondo... [Read more]

Boater runs out of fuel off Des Moines, South King Fire & Rescue comes to rescue

Boater runs out of fuel off Des Moines, South King Fire & Rescue comes to rescue

A boater ran out of fuel while out in Puget Sound between the Des Moines Marina and Three Tree Point Wednesday night, Oct. 17, and South King Fire & Rescue came to the rescue. SKF&R was first... [Read more]

Man in 80s apparently jumps off pier, resulting in huge response

Man in 80s apparently jumps off pier, resulting in huge response

There was a huge police/emergency search and rescue mission for an elderly man who apparently jumped from the fishing pier near the Des Moines Marina on Tuesday night, Nov. 21. Police say that a man in... [Read more]

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that a man in his 70s fell off the stern of his boat on the G dock at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. A citizen on the docks heard his muffled call for help,... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

Distraught Woman Rescued from Puget Sound off Redondo Pier

Distraught Woman Rescued from Puget Sound off Redondo Pier

Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 30) around 2:45 p.m., a 911 call came into to South King Fire & Rescue for the fire department to respond and investigate a woman swimming in open water off the Redondo Pier... [Read more]

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Lt. John Riley and Firefighter Rob Pysher were recognized at a July 24 South King Fire and Rescue Commissioner’s meeting for their efforts in saving the life of their fellow Engine 66 crew member, Wynn Loiland…

Motor Home Motors Into Federal Way Home, Injures Driver

Motor Home Motors Into Federal Way Home, Injures Driver

A test drive of a Motor Home took a took a turn for the worse Friday afternoon when a reported mechanical failure led to the driver losing control and crashing into a Federal Way house in the 500 block of Marine Hills…