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File #: 16-2666    Version: 1 Name: HONORING FRANKLIN PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/11/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/13/2016 Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING FRANKLIN PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL WHEREAS, On September 17, 2015, officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident whereby a vehicle struck a pole and rolled over; and WHEREAS, prior to the arrival of the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department, members of the police pulled the driver from the car who was in cardiac arrest, and an off duty nurse stopped to assist and started CPR; and WHEREAS, once the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department were on scene, they rapidly assessed the patient and found him to be in ventricular fibrillation; and WHEREAS, the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department immediately defibrillated the patient, immobilize, packaged and began transport to the hospital; and WHEREAS, while en route to the hospital, the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department continued resuscitation efforts and the patient had a spontaneous return of circulation and began to regain...
Sponsors: SEAN M. MORRISON
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING FRANKLIN PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL

WHEREAS, On September 17, 2015, officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident whereby a vehicle struck a pole and rolled over; and

WHEREAS, prior to the arrival of the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department, members of the police pulled the driver from the car who was in cardiac arrest, and an off duty nurse stopped to assist and started CPR; and

WHEREAS, once the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department were on scene, they rapidly assessed the patient and found him to be in ventricular fibrillation; and

WHEREAS, the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department immediately defibrillated the patient, immobilize, packaged and began transport to the hospital; and

WHEREAS, while en route to the hospital, the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department continued resuscitation efforts and the patient had a spontaneous return of circulation and began to regain consciousness; and

WHEREAS, by the time they reached the Emergency Department, the patient was fully awake and alert, and in the aftermath, the patient was found to have no injuries, but required surgery for occluded blood vessels, and was actually released to go home several days later; and

WHEREAS, it was due to the quick thinking and actions by the officers of the Franklin Park Fire Department, following the initial assistance provided by the police and the good Samaritan nurse, that this person is alive today;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Commissioner Sean M. Morrison, President Toni Preckwinkle and the members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners express our appreciation and honor the lifesaving service provided by Battalion Chief Mark Stewart, Lieutenant Dan Fidonik, Firefighter Frank Obaya, Firefighter/Paramedic J. R. Garcia, and Firefighter/Paramedic Kevin Bartnicki of the Franklin Park Fire Department;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the text of th...

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