Suzanne L. Reese: Angels in turn outs |

Suzanne L. Reese: Angels in turn outs

My heart-felt thanks to Dave Justus, Kyle Madden and Jon Winslow — all paramedics with the Penn Valley Fire Department. They are my “angels in disguise,” wearing firemen’s uniforms. On May 10, after treating what I assumed was indigestion, the discomfort turned into severe pain. We stopped at the Lake Wildwood Fire station where three paramedics went into emergency mode. They immediately took blood pressure, EKG, administered baby aspirin, nitroglycerin and notified Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital to expect my arrival.

Later, the surgeon at Mercy Hospital, Sacramento, reported that their prompt treatment helped prevent severe damage to my heart muscle. Our community is blessed by these professional, dedicated men.

Suzanne L. Reese

Penn Valley

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