Welcome to the Centrum® Guardian Project

True stories of courage, passion and determination

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THIS WEEK’S FEATURED STORIES

Giving 100%. 100% of the time.

Giving 100%. 100% of the time.

Welcome to the Centrum® Guardian Project

Pulling trapped passengers from beneath a capsized boat in stormy seas. Rescuing elderly victims from a burning inferno, with only seconds to spare. Giving an unborn baby curled in the womb of a deceased woman a miraculous chance at life.

This is the relentless work of South Africa’s world-class Emergency and Rescue Services personnel. Dauntless men and women, who devote every ounce of their incredible strength, stamina and energy to saving lives. They give 100%. 100% of the time.

COMPLEX UNDERWATER RESCUE

COMPLEX UNDERWATER RESCUE

Drawing on immense skill and experience, divers save three women in a rare and difficult underwater rescue operation

On October 13th 2012 at approximately 14h30, emergency services and rescue crews were activated following reports that the 10-metre charter boat Miroshga had capsized at Duiker Island near Hout Bay. The exact number of people onboard was unclear - with reports ranging from 34 to 50 - but multiple casualties were reported to be involved. The situation was critical, and crews needed to act fast.
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Miracle Baby

Miracle Baby

The reflex and instinct of rescuers facilitate the miracle of life in the face of tragedy

On August 10th 2012, David Dennison, Operations Manager at EMS Limpopo, fortuitously took a different route to work that morning. Along the way, a tow truck driver stopped him and told him about an accident between a car and a train, and Dennison diverted to the scene, calling Advanced Life Support (ALS) Eugene Schreiber to respond. A challenging scenario awaited them.
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DARING PIPE RESCUE

DARING PIPE RESCUE

When a man is pulled into an industrial water pipe by suction force and trapped 100m deep, one fire fighter is tasked with his rescue

On October 4th 2012, a team from Newcastle Protection Services was despatched to rescue a man who had been pulled into a leaking bulk water pipe by suction force after it broke while he was working on it. The team needed to act immediately. The man’s life was hanging by a very thin thread.
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Fire Tragedy at an Old Age Home

Fire Tragedy at an Old Age Home

Rescue personnel endure terrible conditions to save victims from a raging fire at old age home

On the night of August 1st 2010, frantic calls came through to Ekurhuleni Emergency Management Services reporting a fire at the Peter Wessel Old Age Home in Dunnotter, Nigel. Teams were immediately dispatched. The situation was critical.
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All Stories
Daring Pipe Rescue

Daring Pipe Rescue

Perilous Fire Fighter Rescue

Perilous Fire Fighter Rescue

Complex Underwater Rescue

Complex Underwater Rescue

Bus Tragedy

Bus Tragedy

2013 WINNERS

Dramatic Waterfall Rescue

Dramatic Waterfall Rescue

Miracle Baby

Miracle Baby

Widespread Flood Rescues

Widespread Flood Rescues

Mountain Search and Rescue Operation

Mountain Search and Rescue Operation

Rip Current Rescue

Rip Current Rescue

2012 WINNER

Swamp Rescue Saves Young Boy

Swamp Rescue Saves Young Boy

Submerged Car in River Rescue

Submerged Car in River Rescue

Concrete Structure Collapse Recovery

Concrete Structure Collapse Recovery

Tourists Rescued at Sea

Tourists Rescued at Sea

Man Extricated from Industrial Machine

Man Extricated from Industrial Machine

Daring River Rescue

Daring River Rescue

Flat Fire Evacuations

Flat Fire Evacuations

Shack Fire Rescue

Shack Fire Rescue

One-Year-Old Resuscitated

One-Year-Old Resuscitated

15-Year-Old Lifeguard Saves Lives

15-Year-Old Lifeguard Saves Lives

Scrap-Yard Fire Response

Scrap-Yard Fire Response

Stowaway Search Operation

Stowaway Search Operation

Large Scale Flood Response

Large Scale Flood Response

Burning Car Extrication

Burning Car Extrication

Mauled 3-Year-Old Stabilised

Mauled 3-Year-Old Stabilised

Truck Rescue

Truck Rescue

Mammoth Mine Evacuation

Mammoth Mine Evacuation

Horrific Taxi Crash

Horrific Taxi Crash

2009 WINNER

Drowning Father Rescued

Drowning Father Rescued

Children Rescued at Sea

Children Rescued at Sea

Crew Rescued from Turbulent Sea

Crew Rescued from Turbulent Sea

2008 WINNER

Man Rescued from Near Fatal Car Crash

Man Rescued from Near Fatal Car Crash

Life Support team rescues driver from car crash

Life Support team rescues driver from car crash

Two men saved from plane crash

Two men saved from plane crash

Fire Fighters Enter Burning Building to Save Lives

Fire Fighters Enter Burning Building to Save Lives

Rushing to Assist at Burning Building

Rushing to Assist at Burning Building

Woman Saved from Drowning by Paramedic

Woman Saved from Drowning by Paramedic

‘A’ Shift Rescues Panicked Girl from Building

‘A’ Shift Rescues Panicked Girl from Building

Family Saved from Burning Building

Family Saved from Burning Building

2008 GAUTENG WINNER

Fire Tragedy at an Old Age Home

Fire Tragedy at an Old Age Home

Fire Fighter Contains Dangerous Outbreak

Fire Fighter Contains Dangerous Outbreak

2011 WINNER

Family Attacked by Angry Bees

Family Attacked by Angry Bees

Two People Rescued from Burning Block of Flats

Two People Rescued from Burning Block of Flats

Two Boys Rescued from Rock Pool

Two Boys Rescued from Rock Pool

Trio Saved from Raging River

Trio Saved from Raging River

2010 WINNERS

Deadly Double-Decker Bus Crash

Deadly Double-Decker Bus Crash

Sailors Rescued at Sea

Sailors Rescued at Sea

David and Goliath Water Rescue

David and Goliath Water Rescue

Hospital Tragedy Averted

Hospital Tragedy Averted

Man Rescued from Tower Crane

Man Rescued from Tower Crane

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