First responders recognized for rescue efforts in Lancaster County

First responders recognized for rescue efforts in Lancaster County



Alright, Joe, thanks. TONIGHT TOWNSHIP OF WEST HEMPFIELD RECOGNIZES FIRST RESPONDERS FOR THEIR FATHER’S DAY RESCUE EFFORTS BECAUSE OF THEM. AND QUICK ACTION BY FAMILY MEMBERS. A 78-YEAR-OLD MAN IS ALIVE TODAY BECAUSE HIS REPORTS AMBER GERARD OF LANCASTER COUNTY, A. ACCORDING TO LIEUTENANT PATTERSON WITH WEST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP EMS ONLY 10% OF THOSE WHO HAVE A HEART ATTACK SURVIVE. THE REASON PAUL SNYDER IS HERE TODAY IS BECAUSE THE CPR WAS ADMINISTERED EARLY AND EVERYONE PLAYED THEIR PART. FATHER’S DAY PAST, PAUL SNYDER, 78, AND HIS SON MICKEY ARE AT THE CINEMA. EVERYONE WAS IN GOOD SPIRIT. BUT HALFWAY THROUGH THE FILM, MR. SNYDER STARTED TO FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE, SIT DOWN ON A BENCH, AND HE, LIKE, HOLD HIS HEAD LOWER. IT WAS. I COULD TELL SOMETHING WAS DIFFERENT. HIS SON RECOMMENDED TO GO TO HOSPITAL. BUT MR. SNYDER SAID HE WAS OK. INSTEAD, THEY COME HOME AND THAT’S WHEN THINGS TOOK A TURN FOR THE WORST. IT LACKS OF AIR AS IT HAPPENED SO QUICKLY. MICKEY CALLED HIS BROTHER PAUL, WHO LEARNED CPR 15 YEARS AGO. HE WAS FRANTIC ON THE PHONE AND HE WAS FRANTIC. HE WAS LIKE, DAD TURNS BLUE. HE DIES RIGHT IN FRONT OF US. ALL HIS 56-YEAR-OLD WIFE CAN DO WAS WATCH. IT IS A VERY SCARY THING WHEN YOU ARE WHEN YOUR HUSBAND STOPS BREATHE. WHEN PAUL ARRIVED, HIS TRAINING STARTED IMMEDIATELY. MY WIFE AND BROTHER QUICKLY TAKEN HIM TO THE FLOOR AND STARTED A VERY HARD CPR ON THE CHEST. A MOMENT LATER THE POLICE AND EMS ARRIVED. THEY WERE LIKE SUPERHEROES. YEAH, FOR REAL. SHE OR THEY. THERE MUST HAVE BEEN SIX OR SEVEN PEOPLE IN A FEW MINUTES. SO WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE SURVIVOR CHAIN, THERE ARE THREE KEY ELEMENTS, ONE REALLY NORMAL. EARLY CPR, EARLY DEFIBRILLATION. 7 MINUTES LATER, MR. SNYDER’S HEART STARTED BEAT AGAIN. MY TIME IS NEARING. MR. SNYDER DOESN’T REMEMBER MUCH ABOUT THAT FATHER’S DAY, BUT I ASKED IF HE LEARNED ANYTHING FROM THIS ENTIRE EXPERIENCE. HE TOLD ME, SPEND AS MUCH TIME AS YOU CAN WITH YOUR FAMILY AND MONEY AND THINGS DON’T MATTER. JUST LOVE IN WEST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP A

First responders recognized for rescue efforts in Lancaster County

On Tuesday, first responders were recognized for their Father’s Day rescue efforts in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County. According to Lieutenant Patterson of West Hempfield EMS, on average, only 10% of those who suffer heart attacks survive. The reason Paul Snyder, 78, is alive with his family is because the CPR was administered quickly and everyone played their part. Snyder and his son had gone out to the movies, but halfway through the film, Snyder began to feel uneasy. “He sat down on a bench and he held his head down. I could tell something was different. He was out of breath, and it happened so fast,” Paul’s son Mickey said. Snyder. Mickey called his brother, Paul, who knew how to perform CPR. When Paul arrived, he immediately started CPR on his father. Within seven minutes, Paul Sr.’s heart started beating again.

On Tuesday, first responders were recognized for their Father’s Day rescue efforts in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.

According to Lieutenant Patterson of West Hempfield EMS, on average, only 10% of those who suffer heart attacks survive.

The reason Paul Snyder, 78, is alive with his family is because the CPR was administered quickly and everyone played their part.

Snyder and his son were at the movies, but halfway through the movie, Snyder began to feel uneasy.

“He sat down on a bench and he held his head down. I could tell something was different. He was out of breath, and it happened so fast,” Paul’s son Mickey said. Snyder.

Mickey called his brother, Paul, who knew how to perform CPR.

When Paul arrived, he immediately started CPR on his father. Within seven minutes, Paul Sr.’s heart started beating again.

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