Archive | March, 2019

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Young brothers perform CPR to save grandmother’s life

CPR was performed by young brothers on their grandmother. Patti Chatterson and her 2 grandsons were settling in for a movie night. It was 5 minutes into the film when the 62-year’s old heart ceased to beat. When Grayson Wu, 7-years old asked his grandmother a question, she did not answer. Life on the line […]

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Surrey driver who crashed into tree given CPR

A Surrey driver who crashed into a tree due to cardiac arrest was given CPR. A vehicle drove into a tree in Surrey and a man was found unconscious inside the vehicle. Vehicular crash The emergency crews responded to reports of a car that crashed into a tree. Upon arrival of the crews, they found […]

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CPR performed on man after antique store fire

A man died despite CPR after the antique store fire incident. The firefighters responded to a fire at Remember That Collectibles at 127 Fern Rd. Delivery of CPR to save a life The first crew swept through the smoke-filled single-story building and found the owner’s dog which was resuscitated by the paramedics. It was during […]

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EHS donates AED to Donkin community

Wilfred Edmunds recounts his near-death experience where he was saved with the help of an AED. Importance of AEDs At the time of the incident, Edmunds was attending Remembrance Day services at Donkin’s Royal Canadian Legion Branch and he was to place a wreath during the annual ceremony. When he walked down into the basement […]

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Two citizens recognized for life-saving efforts

Jesse Boyes and Michael Ercanbrack were recognized by Abbotsford police for life-saving efforts. Saving a life The Abbotsford Police Board awarded commendations to two local citizens. Boyes was recognized for intervening in a potential drowning. He was walking on Discovery Trail at Wells Gray Avenue and McKinley Drive when he spotted a teenager who had […]

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Pharmacist saves life of an overdose victim

The quick thinking by London Drugs staff saved the life of an overdose victim. Naloxone has been an essential tool in fighting the opioid epidemic. Courtenay London Drugs pharmacy manager Tara Oxford experienced the life-saving power of naloxone after administering a shot to a customer who overdosed inside the store. Prompt action for an overdose […]

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Fraser Valley man died despite CPR after head-on collision

An 87-year old man from Upper Fraser Valley died despite CPR after a head-on collision. The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are working together to figure out what caused the head-on collision which resulted to a seriously injured man and fatally injured another in Central Okanagan. Road collision The emergency crews in Lake Country […]

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