NORTH ATTLEBORO (CBS) – North Attleboro Hearth Chief Christopher Coleman and a gaggle of firefighters saved a person’s life on a Southwest flight Thursday morning.
Chief Coleman and several other energetic and retired firefighters have been on a flight from Logan Airport to Chicago Halfway Airport when a person within the row behind them began affected by a medical emergency.
The person was experiencing signs according to these of a seizure and have become unresponsive.
The firefighters carried out CPR and superior life help till the person’s pulse returned. He was stabilized for the remainder of the flight and brought to a Chicago hospital.
“The heroic actions of those firefighters at present echo our mantra that we’re by no means really off-duty ought to any emergency happen,” North Attleboro Hearth Deputy Chief Michael Chabot stated. “Their swift motion and dedication, even at 30,000 ft within the air, is a testomony to their unwavering preparedness and professionalism.”
Chief Coleman was joined by Capt. George McKinnon, Capt. Josh Langille, Lt. Scott Langille, retired firefighters Jeff Badger and Wealthy McDonagh, and Foxborough Firefighter Cory Shepardson.
They have been touring to Denver to go to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial.