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Another life has been saved thanks to the LUCAS 3 device!

The Fire Department of Ashburnham, Massachusetts was dispatched at 3:45 pm on August 17th to reported man down along roadway at corner of Wagg Hill and Rindge Turnpike. Upon arrival of EMT who was nearby and Police a defib was used on patient and the LUCAS was also placed following arrival of Rescue 1. LUCAS was placed after second shock and before moving patient to the ambulance.

Resulting in the patient moving and mumbling upon arrival at the hospital and had a pulse and was breathing. The incident was a field save.

“The LUCAS provided consistent compressions while moving the patient and was a huge help as staffing is always a problem initially.” – Chief Cleveland

LUCAS 3 chest compression devices were donated to 14 local community Fire Departments by the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts as part of the LUCAS Initiative.

To learn more about the LUCAS Initiative and its impact, visit https://goo.gl/5oiKQz.


Another life has been saved thanks to the LUCAS 3 device!

The Fire Department of Ashburnham, Massachusetts was dispatched at 3:45 pm on August 17th to reported man down along roadway at corner of Wagg Hill and Rindge Turnpike. Upon arrival of EMT who was nearby and Police a defib was used on patient and the LUCAS was also placed following arrival of Rescue 1. LUCAS was placed after second shock and before moving patient to the ambulance.

Resulting in the patient moving and mumbling upon arrival at the hospital and had a pulse and was breathing. The incident was a field save.

“The LUCAS provided consistent compressions while moving the patient and was a huge help as staffing is always a problem initially.” – Chief Cleveland

LUCAS 3 chest compression devices were donated to 14 local community Fire Departments by the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts as part of the LUCAS Initiative.

To learn more about the LUCAS Initiative and its impact, visit https://goo.gl/5oiKQz.


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