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Teen to Reunite with City Paramedics Who Helped Save His Life

                      When:      Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

                      Where:    3722 S. Staples Street, Fire Station #7                         

                         Who:    Fire Chief Robert Rocha and Paramedics

                         What:   Heart attack victim and family to thank Firefighters

In December, a local teenager had a heart attack in a parking lot at Driscoll Children’s Hospital. Two hospital employees found the young man and initiated and maintained CPR until EMS arrived. Fire Station No. 7 paramedics arrived on scene and used a defibrillator on the patient. The boy was taken to local hospital for treatment and survived. On Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. the teen and his family will meet the paramedics to thank them.

For more information contact Captain James Brown at (361) 826-8423 or