AUGUST 14 2012, COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN – Community EMS Paramedics were honored Tuesday for their part in saving a man's life.
On February 24th 2012, a 68 year old man suffered cardiac arrest while in attendance at the Multi-Lakes Conservation Association in Commerce Township. Bystanders Sam Mullins and William Seery, along with Deputy Sarah McCann of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department administered CPR.
Responding from the Commerce Township Fire Department were Michael Bell, Tony Oryszczak, Larry Gray, Robert Hollmeyr, Marcus Leece, and Zach Schwartz.
The man’s pulse was successfully restored with the use of an on-site defibrillator. Shortly after, he was transferred to DMC Huron Valley-Sinai by Community EMS Paramedics Allen Clymer and Stephanie Leckvarcik.
About Community EMS:
Located in Southfield, Community Emergency Medical Service is the largest private, 501(c)3 not-for-profit EMS provider in Southeast Michigan. With ten operational business units, Community EMS provides mobile intensive care, basic and advanced life support, non-emergency, wheelchair, bariatric and lab courier transportation services. In addition to EMS Services, Communty EMS also offers automotive & fleet service through CEMTECH, and EMS training through Life Support Training Institute.