Wis. EMTs save firefighter who suffered heart attack at fire scene

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The Newburg Fire Department firefighter was battling a vehicle fire last weekend in 90-degree heat when he reported that he wasn’t feeling well and was evaluated by Newburg EMTs, according to a statement from Newburg Fire Chief Mark Chesak

Newburg EMTs saved ‘one of their own’ after a firefighter suffered a heart attack during a fire call, Chief Mark Chesak said in a statement. (Photo/Newburg Fire Department)

The EMTs determined the firefighter needed to be transported to the hospital, and while en route, the firefighter went into cardiac arrest. The EMTs started CPR and used a defibrillator, after which the firefighter regained a pulse and was conscious again by the time he arrived at the hospital.”

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