Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites with HFD Members

WHAT: Cardiac arrest survivor reunites with bystander and HFD members who provided life-saving EMS care.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: 6650 N. Houston Rosslyn Rd.
Mrs. Baird's Bakery (Bimbo Bakeries)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: On May 25, 2022, Bruce Bailey suffered a cardiac arrest while working at Mrs. Baird's Bakery. A bystander began CPR as Houston firefighters responded. The HFD crews initiated life-saving efforts and transported him to a nearby hospital. Mr. Bailey will thank the bystander and HFD members who helped to save his life during the reunion which will include firefighters from Stations 4, 50 and 62.

*Media are asked to RSVP to PIO Martee Black by TODAY by 5 p.m. Please send an email to [email protected] to confirm your attendance

The 5 links in the adult Chain of Survival are:
1. Immediate recognition of cardiac arrest and activation of the emergency response system
2. Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with an emphasis on chest compressions
3. Rapid defibrillation
4. Effective advanced life support
5. Integrated post-cardiac arrest

PIO Martee Black
[email protected]