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Cardiac Science, In Partnership with Firehouse.com and Officer.com, Announce AED Grant Recipients

Ten fire and police departments around the country are gearing up to implement automated external defibrillators (AEDs) they won through the Cardiac Science AED grant program held in partnership with Firehouse.com and Officer.com. The grant program helps provide AEDs to police and fire first responders; who are often first on scene ahead of EMS. Statistics indicate that […]

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 […]