Fire Department Praised for Saving Cardiac Arrest Victim
By Melanie Santostefano, Lake Zurich Patch
The Lake Zurich Fire/Rescue Department was recognized at the village board meeting Monday for its recent efforts that saved the life of an 81-year-old Lake Zurich resident.
On Jan. 28, firefighter/paramedics Aaron O’Brien, Steve Norman, Matthew Kempf, Jeremiah Johnson, Jeff Ritchie and Lt. Dave Borst responded to an emergency call regarding a man experiencing chest pains.
Upon their arrival, the victim reported having left arm pain and felt sick to his stomach. He then became unresponsive.