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10 first responders awarded for saving life of person who stopped breathing in Round Lake Beach

10 first responders who officials say seamlessly worked together as a team to save the life of a Round Lake Beach resident who stopped breathing have been honored. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District last week presented life-saver challenge coins to CenCom E-911 Telecommunicator Tia Chinn, Round Lake Beach police officers Dave Duncan, Tim […]

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Lifesaving awards given to those who helped save man that went into cardiac arrest in Huntley

Firefighters, paramedics and a dispatcher were honored with lifesaving awards for saving the life of an elderly man who went into cardiac arrest in Huntley. Fire officials said Barbara Stec noticed her husband, Ken Stec, struggling to breathe on December 9. Barbara, without haste, called 911 and answered the dispatcher’s questions. The two determined Ken […]

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Firefighter-paramedics who performed 30 minutes of CPR on man in Mundelein reunite after his recovery

Firefighter-paramedics who performed 30 minutes of continuous CPR on an unresponsive man who went into cardiac arrest in Mundelein were able to reunite with him Tuesday. Andy Bhugra was in Mundelein meeting with a business associate at a restaurant in Mundelein on July 22. Bhugra went into sudden cardiac arrest and 911 was called. Mundelein […]

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First responders, bystanders receive lifesaving awards after saving man who stopped breathing in Woodstock

Paramedics, hospital staff, a police officer and bystanders received lifesaving awards Thursday for their part in saving a man who went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing in Woodstock in August. The incident occurred in the early afternoon on August 19 when the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded to a 911 call […]

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Firefighters and paramedics resuscitate 7-year-old boy who went into cardiac arrest, stopped breathing in Mundelein

A 7-year-old boy has made a full recovery thanks to his mother, police officers and firefighters who revived him after he went into sudden cardiac arrest in Mundelein. The Mundelein Police Department and Mundelein Fire Department received a 911 call on May 8 for a child who was unconscious and CPR was in progress. The […]