NSRI rescues two fishermen in W Cape, four bulk carrier crew members near PE

2019-08-07 20:28

The National Sea Rescue Institute has saved two fishermen who got into difficulty off Macassar and four crew aboard a bulk carrier near Port Elizabeth.

Paddler, 72, rescued after being stung by stingray in KZN

2019-07-17 12:50

A 72-year-old man is in recovery after being stung by a Blue Stingray off Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal.

Harrowing video captured a 'very rare' complication in a helicopter rescue that left a hiker spinning as she was lifted

2019-06-06 09:19

Video shows the injured woman wrapped up in a special harness and stretcher spinning violently as the helicopter lifts her into the air.

A team of firefighters heroically rescued a distressed fat rat that was trapped in a sewer grate

2019-02-28 06:07

From the looks, things got hairy. A team of suited volunteers was called in to lift up the manhole cover and pry out the distressed rodent.

14 injured after floor collapses in Pinetown

2018-11-23 08:52

Fourteen people have been injured when a floor collapsed in a building in Pinetown.

WATCH: Pakistani military rescue Russian climber stuck for six days

2018-07-31 16:04

A Pakistani military helicopter manages to save a stranded Russian mountaineer who was stuck for six days near a peak of one of the mountains in the famous Karakoram range.

Mountaineer hailed a hero after risking his life to save missing two dogs

2018-02-23 16:05

“He carried out his rescue mission even though he didn’t know their owner."

Indiana Jones to the rescue: Harrison Ford saves trapped driver in car crash

2017-11-21 08:40

Harrison Ford has come to the real-life rescue of a woman who was involved in a car crash in Los Angeles.

WATCH: Man rescued after allegedly being hijacked and thrown off cliff

A 27-year-old man had to be hoisted out of the Kloof Gorge near Pinetown on Wednesday morning, after being tied up and thrown down a cliff, KwaZulu-Natal police said. The rescue effort was caught on camera. Watch above.

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Rescuing foreign sailors and mysterious trawlers: Busy weekend for NSRI

2019-07-29 11:32

The National Sea Rescue Institute has had a busy weekend responding to multiple incidents.

One dead, another missing after capsized boat found adrift at sea

2019-06-27 23:19

An extensive air, sea and shoreline search is underway after a boat sailing out of Kalk Bay capsized, leaving one dead, another missing and a third hospitalised.

A man survived hours lost at sea by turning his jeans into a flotation device, a trick used by US Navy SEALs

2019-03-11 13:31

Arne Murke was found by rescuers three hours after being knocked off a 12-meter yacht, which he had been sailing with his brother in New Zealand.

WATCH: Rescue fox loves her canine besties

2019-02-21 13:44

A British student and her family took in a vixen whose mom had abandoned it – and now Vixey is part of the family.

American seven-year-old saves the lives of 1 200 dogs

2018-10-05 15:14

The youngster has been labelled a hero after saving thousands of dogs’ lives!

WATCH: Three dogs in life jackets rescued from burning boat

2018-08-23 18:24

Poole Lifeboat responded to reports of a boat on fire. The trio of dogs, wearing their life jackets, were rescued safely.


2018-07-03 11:49

A SOCCER team and their coach trapped in a cave have finally been found alive by divers after 10 desperate days.

Search and rescue mission launched as swimmer goes missing at sea

2017-12-23 11:00

A search and rescue operation has been launched in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal following reports that a 20-year-old local disappeared in the surf.

Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

2017-10-16 06:40

As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland.

Rescue mission underway on Skeleton Gorge

2017-07-08 18:48

A rescue mission is underway after a tourist got stuck on a ledge in Skeleton Gorge, on Table Mountain.

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