At about 230 pm, on September 1st, the Firefighters of the East Cambridge Fire House were notified of an unconscious male across the street from their fire house. Firefighters immediately responded and finding the person in cardiac arrest, called for more resources. CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) was started without delay and several difibrillator shocks were delivered. ALS (advanced life support) care was immediately iinitiated and continued while on route to the medical facility. The patient's pulse and breathing were restored prior to arrival at the hospital.
Due to the quick response and team effort of the members of Engine 3, Ladder 2, and Rescue 1 from the East Cambridge fire house, the patient was given a chance for survival.
Please see General Order #26, series of 2023 attached below.
Business Offices Closed
Helping to keep hydrants clear of snow
Tips for a safe holiday season
Business offices closed for Thanksgiving
All stations accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys
Veterans Day Observed
Tips from Mass Dept. of Fire Services
October 31st, 2-4 pm
Indigenous Peoples' Day
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