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Fire Chief's Report ¬– Call 9-1-1 when suffering severe chest pains


Last updated 10/4/2017 at Noon

Steve Abbott

North County Fire Protection District

North County Fire crews recently responded to a child choking on a small butterfly hair clip. Standard choking procedures were attempted by bystanders prior to arrival of the paramedics without success.

Upon arrival, paramedics were ultimately able to remove this object through the use of advanced airway procedures, which included the use of a laryngoscope and Magill forceps. The child began breathing on its own and was flown by a medical airship to Children’s Hospital.

In another recent incident, a resident began experiencin...

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