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Tragedy by Montreal fire

Victims of Montreal fire given CPR. A 7-year old boy and 3 adults died after a five-alarm fire tore through a Montreal triplex. Tragic ordeal The fire started on the bottom floor of a building in Montreal’s Verdun neighborhood shortly after 5 AM and the flames rapidly spread to the second floor. Two adults – […]

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Tourist who died after snowmobiling accident given CPR

An Australian tourist who died after a snowmobiling accident was given CPR. The incident occurred in Whistler, B.C. on New Year’s Day where the man suffered a cardiac arrest. Snowmobiling accident According to the RCMP, the 65-year old was on a guided snowmobiling tour on Blackcomb Mountain when he somehow failed to make a turn […]

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Lives lost if firefighters are not sent to medical emergencies

The new system for dispatching 911 calls will not always deploy first responders. According to 2 fire chiefs in rural Princeton, the new method of dispatching first responders to medical calls puts lives at risk. Update on response will not save lives Hayes Creek Fire Chief Rob Miller recalled a recent experience when his members […]

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Boy, 15 dead after a hit-and-run incident despite first aid

A 15-year-old boy is dead after a hit-and-run incident that happened near Lockport, Manitoba, in Winnipeg. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, two 15 year old boys were riding their bikes on the shoulder of Donald Road near Highway 9 in the municipality of St. Andrews when a vehicle suddenly change its direction off […]

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2 soccer parents receive lifesaving awards for timely CPR

Two soccer parents Alana Langdon and Gerry Stead were given recognition by the Canadian humanitarian charitable organization for providing CPR and first aid to a boy who was stabbed in the neck. The incident happened on a soccer field in Conception Bay South. They were given Rescuer Awards for performing life saving measures such as […]

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