Sunday, January 21, 2007


EMT Suffers Heart Attack at Right Place, Right Time

`Jeffrey Sanger picked the optimal place to have a heart attack: his Fire Department paramedic class. [..]

The drama started when he felt chest pains as about a dozen paramedics prepared to begin a training session at the Emergency Medical Service Training Center in Fort Totten, Queens. He suspected it was just indigestion, and stayed in the locker room.

But his instructors followed him, worried that he was experiencing the typical symptoms of a heart attack.

Sanger at first protested that he was all right, but collapsed within minutes and stopped breathing.’

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