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Boiling Springs Fire District Saves Resident’s Life!

Their mission is to be well prepared and equipped to strategically deploy and meet the emergency response needs of their customers. On April 2, the Boiling Springs Fire District (BSFD), located in Greenville, South Carolina, did exactly that: they saved a life with a Powerheart® automated external defibrillator (AED). That morning, a man was mowing […]

Firefighters use AED to rescue watch commander

Crew Commander Andy Reid (left) and Firefighter John Sharpe (right) saved Watch Commander Billy Scott (centre) after he suffered cardiac arrest in the fire station. Sharpe holds the Powerheart AED they used to help save his life. It was “pure luck” that firefighters were in the Mauchline Community Fire Station the night that Watch Commander […]