Paramedics from Oakland assigned to the Dixie Fire saved a boy's life at their hotel.
LIFESAVING ENCOUNTER: A group of first responders assigned to #DixieFire staying at a Redding Hotel heard an anguished mother’s screams. They jumped into action, preventing a tragedy with quick-thinking actions. They're grateful they were in the right place at the right time. pic.twitter.com/MRGJIWfnHG— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) July 25, 2021
They were at a hotel in Redding when they heard the child's mother scream.
Paramedics rushed towards the screams and found a 10-year-old boy who had no pulse and was still partially in the pool.
They gave him CPR.
Moments later, he sat up and cried.
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"Sigh of relief. sigh relief. It's funny as paramedics, as kids cry that's good, that means they have an airway," Tom Schwedhelm with Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District said.
"I do have kids, I have four. So you know like it's hard not to look at a kid and go, hey it could be my kid," Jarred Neal with Oakland Fire Department said.
CAL FIRE of Butte County posted the video on twitter.
It's getting a lot of comments with one person posting, "That's what super heroes look like to me no cape needed."