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Operation bee sting

Submitted by Grass Valley Fire Chief Mark Buttron
Grass Valley Engine 2 was en route to a training around 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 when they were flagged down by a family out walking their 9-month-old lab puppy. The puppy had been stung by a bee and was displaying signs of an allergic reaction, including difficulty breathing. The Engine 2 crew, Capt. Clemens, Engineer Coward and firefighter Ellison administered oxygen through a canine oxygen mask. After a few minutes the puppy responded favorably and was able to stand and walk off with family.
Submitted by Grass Valley Fire Chief Mark Buttron

Grass Valley Engine 2 was en route to a training around 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 when they were flagged down by a family out walking their 9-month-old lab puppy. The puppy had been stung by a bee and was displaying signs of an allergic reaction, including difficulty breathing. The Engine 2 crew, Capt. Clemens, Engineer Coward and firefighter Ellison administered oxygen through a canine oxygen mask. After a few minutes the puppy responded favorably and was able to stand and walk off with family.


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