Things got squirrely in Watford, Hertfordshire in England when a concerned passerby reported a squirrel stuck in the town centre pond.
What happened next seemed a bit over-the-top - three firetrucks came straight to the rescue.
TNP PHOTO: Kua Chee Siong
On Thursday morning, some residents of Block 537, Hougang Street 52 woke to a drama taking place inside a flat on the sixth storey.
Two women and a baby were rescued from a terrace house off Upper Changi Road early yesterday morning while a fire blazed at the first storey.
IT was meant to be a sweet cruise for Mr Horace Pinto and his wife Lucy.
TNP ILLUSATRATION: Kelvin Chan
TWO Nepalese men went to the rescue of a man who was clinging to an 11th-storey ledge of their Whampoa block at 1.30am on Tuesday.
For almost six hours, they endured an ordeal that turned a holiday into every diver;s nightmare – being left adrift and alone in open waters with little hope of rescue.
HE WAS driving his ambulance when he saw a car on fire.
PICTURE COURTESY OF MR VINCENT CHONG
CANOEISTS and joggers who saw a body floating in Bedok Reservoir yesterday afternoon feared the worst after a spate of drownings there this year.
PICTURE: Shin Min
HE MADE straight to shower upon his return home from school. But little did 16-year-old Avel Wong know that two painters were stranded on a gondola outside his bedroom window.
A teenager is alive today thanks to a quick-thinking passer-by who not only pulled the unconscious boy out of a condominium swimming pool but gave him the kiss of life.
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