Phoenix Fire Department Hot Information

On October 5, 2009, Terry Schoen suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at his place of business.  Two of Terry’s coworkers witnessed the  arrest and within seconds put
their training to use.  Phoenix Fire Paramedics arrived on the scene and began advanced life support treatment.  The paramedics transported Terry to a local hospital where doctors continued his care.  Terry was later discharged from the hospital with no permanent damage.

Two and a half years later, Terry is enjoying life to the fullest and would like to share his story.  Come talk with Terry, the Phoenix Fire crews who treated him and Dr. John Gallagher about the value of early CPR and the lives that can be saved.

Press opportunity to speak with 2-year cardiac arrest survivor
& Phoenix Fire Paramedics on the value of bystander
CPR as a vital component of the chain of survival

WHAT: Phoenix Fire Paramedics will discuss the vital role early CPR plays in the survival of sudden cardiac arrest victims

WHEN: Thursday March 29, 2012 at 10:00 AM

WHERE: Phoenix Fire station #17 — 1531 E. Missouri, Phoenix

Contact: Captain Scott Walker at 602-309-2058

 Released 3/27/2012