During the week of July 1 – 6, 2015, Brentwood Fire and Rescue responded to 44 emergency calls for service. A medical call for a cardiac arrest victim topped off the weeks report.
A summary of these calls is broken down below into five separate categories: Nineteen EMS/Rescue calls; 2 Hazardous Conditions Calls; 4 Service Calls; 4 Good Intent Calls and Fifteen False Calls.
A detailed report from Brentwood Fire and Rescue is below:
Wednesday, July 1 at approximately 9:43 am:
E52 dispatched on a medical call for a report of a patient in cardiac arrest. Initial dispatch information indicated that CPR was being performed on the patient by on scene medical staff. E53 arrived on scene and were led to the patient’s location. Thankfully the patient had regained a pulse and consciousness by E3 arrived on the scene. Bystanders indicated the patient was pulseless and not breathing for 3 minutes but fully regained consciousness after CPR. EMS arrived on scene and the patient was moved to the ambulance for further evaluation. EMS transported the patient to a local hospital and E53 returned to service.
Thursday, July 2 at approximately 10:55 am:
E52 was dispatched on a medical call for a report of injuries to the hand. Initial dispatch information indicated that a patient had accidentally injured themselves with a power tool. E52 arrived on scene and made patient contact. The patient was found to have a severe hand injury that was actively bleeding. BFR personnel immediately starting to control the bleeding and further examine the extent of the patient’s injuries. IV access was established by crew members as EMS arrived on scene. Patient care was transferred and EMS initiated an emergency transport to a local hospital. E52 cleared the scene and returned to quarters.
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