February 23, 2024
A Poway fireplace engine from Station 1. Photograph credit score: Poway.org

Poway firefighters and sheriff’s deputies have been acknowledged for his or her mixed efforts that saved the lifetime of a motorcyclist in Might, officers stated Saturday.

Metropolis officers stated a person went into cardiac arrest whereas using his motorbike on Poway Highway within the japanese portion of town referred to as the Poway Grade and crashed his automobile.

“Right now we’re right here to rejoice a life saved,” Deputy Hearth Chief Brian Mitchell stated at Tuesday’s Poway Metropolis Council assembly.

Deputies Marshall Abbott and Noe Flores had been the primary to reply, then CPR was carried out on the person till the Poway Hearth Division arrived. Firefighters had been in a position to efficiently resuscitate the sufferer, and due to the deputies’ fast response, he was in a position to depart the hospital the subsequent day with out important accidents, officers stated.

The motorcyclist’s identification was not instantly obtainable.

As well as, Sgt. Sean Gallagher additionally acknowledged three different sheriff’s deputies who responded to a name a couple of potential suicidal male. The date of that incident was not instantly clear.

Deputies Jacob Wilder-Tramell, Tony Bernal and Keith Novak discovered a person with a self-inflicted knife wound to his arm after they arrived on the scene. The deputies supplied medical support, together with a tourniquet to cease the bleeding, and safely moved the person to the place the hearth division might present support.

Hospital workers who handled the person stated, “that with out the deputies’ actions, he would have succumbed to his accidents.”

— Metropolis Information Service