Hoosier NF Rx Fire CPR & AED Use (2022)

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Incident Date: 4/17/2022

[State]: Indiana
[Date]: 04/17/2022
[Incident Type]: Medical or Exertion of Heat

Hoosier NF, Indiana:  A firefighter assigned to a prescribed fire was found unresponsive at the conclusion of the prescribed burn. EMTs on site started CPR and utilized an AED and were able to reestablish breathing and a heartbeat. The individual was life flighted to a hospital in Louisville, KY, where a stint was put in place. The individual is sedated and recovering at the hospital. 

[This data was provided by the USFS Weekly Summary Report.]

#Indiana
#MedicalorExertionorHeat
#PrescribedFire
#MedicalEmergency

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