Austin-Travis (Texas) Medical Director Pokes Fun at ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’

Don’t mess with Texas.

The Austin-Travis County Medical Director is having a little fun with the new FOX show “9-1-1: Lone Star.” In a tongue and cheek Facebook post, it said Michelle Blake was suspended pending a review of her practices.

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Blake, portrayed by actress Liv Tyler, is accused of performing some very questionable medical procedures, including inserting a chest tube with suction tubing on a picnic table and performing intubation an awake pediatric patient while off duty.

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Not missing a beat, the Austin EMS Association said in its own Facebook post they will represent Blake and push to have her credentials reinstated.

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