Stories of Survival: Mr. Allen of Averill Park

On a sunny August day Mr. James Allen, of Averill Park, started to experience chest pains and severe difficulty breathing. 911 was called and Sand Lake Ambulance arrived, within minutes, Mr. Allen was sitting on the couch in serious distress. The Sand Lake crew obtained Mr. Allen’s vital signs, and performed a hospital-grade ECG right in Mr. Allen‘s living room.  The ECG showed blockages in Mr. Allen‘s coronary arteries – a situation known as a myocardial infarction, or more commonly, a heart … [Read more...]