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Illinois Paramedics Save Firefighter Candidate During Heart Attack

A man participating in a firefighter candidate physical ability test had a heart attack and collapsed - but was saved by firefighter/paramedics on the scene.

It happened last week in Indian Head Park at the Chicago Roofers Apprentice Training Center. The 46-year-old man's heart stopped halfway through the ability test.

Lt. John Tabisz and firefighter/paramedic Jen Phillips of the Darien-Woodridge Fire District, along with three members of the Pleasantview Fire District, saved the man's life with CPR and by using a defibrillator.


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Tornado Damages German Town

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Services Pleads to Treat Heart Attack Patients

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D.C. 911 Director Resigns

Director Greene has been under pressure due to several problematic incidents.

Car Crashes into California Apartment Killing Two

Woman and toddler killed while walking outside of Livermore apartment.

Train Collision in Mexico City

Two metro trains collide at platform, injuring at least 12 people.

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