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Friday, September 5, 2014

Fire Chief's Briefing for August 29 through September 3, 2014

Here is a summary of Brentwood Fire and Rescue’s emergency responses for the period of August 29 through September 3, 2014.

We responded to 34 emergency calls for service.

These calls can be broken down into the following categories:

EMS/Rescue: 19

Hazardous Condition: 1

Service Call: 2

Good Intent: 2

False Call: 10

Saturday, August 30 at approximately 3:39 am: 

E1 was dispatched on a medical for a report of a patient possibly having a heart attack.  BFR personnel and EMS arrived on scene simultaneously to find one patient unresponsive inside their home.  CPR was immediately initiated by firefighters while EMS personnel assessed the patient’s cardiac activity and secured the patient’s airway.  Cardiac medications were administered via IO while E1 crew members continued CPR.  The patient quickly regained a strong pulse and blood pressure and was moved to the ambulance for transport.  EMS transported the patient emergency traffic to a local hospital with one firefighter aboard to assist with care.