Fire EMS: Rochester (NY) Firefighters Make Cardiac Arrest Save

09/20/2013
Members of Engine 5 from the Rochester (NY) Fire Department helped revive a patient suffering cardiac arrest during a recent incident, which was captured on video and uploaded to YouTube. Joe Ignizio, a bystander who captured the video, wrote that he and his brother assisted firefighters with getting the patient out of the truck. In the video summary, Ignizio wrote that Engine 5 members "relentlessly worked on their patient trying to revive him. Not seen in the video [they] used an electronic device to shock his heart. After three times, the man's heart started." Hap tip to Dave Statter, who has more on the incident HERE. Scott Joerger, a Fire Engineering author and FDIC inst...

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