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.
Teamwork - Fire Companies Working Together to Reinforce Firefighting Skills
This ensures the reliability of hose for firefighting
Please see Issue 93 - Summer 2023 of this Cambridge Fire publication
A dryer fire in North Cambridge this weekend was quickly extinguished
If someone is trapped in a stalled elevator, call 911 right away
Cambridge Fire companies made 36,591 emergency responses during the year ending June 30, 2023
Assigned to Special Operations & Safety and Emergency Management Divisions
Engine 8 Extinguished a Smoldering Fire in Rags just Last Week
Every company across the city participates every day
The Firefighter Entrance Exam is scheduled for October, 2023
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