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Record #: R2017-507   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/28/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 6/28/2017
Title: Gratitude extended to Chicago Fire Department members of Engine Company 22, Ambulance 43, Bike Team 1 and Med Cart 1 for life-saving actions
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Reboyras, Ariel, Laurino, Margaret, O'Shea, Matthew J., Quinn, Marty, Maldonado, Roberto, Pawar, Ameya, Thompson, Patrick D.
Attachments: 1. R2017-507.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
June 28, 2017










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

1 transmit herewith, together with Alderman Reboyras, Laurino, O'Shea, Quinn, Maldonado, Pawar and Thompson, a congratulatory resolution concerning the Chicago Fire Department.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,


The Gity Gouncil >/f" Gity of Ghicago, Illinois
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Aldermen Ariel Reboyras, Margaret Laurino, Matthew O'Shea, Marty
Quinn, Roberto Maldonado, Ameya Pawar, Patrick Thompson, and
resented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel Q^ June 28,2017
^OllBTBdS • ,n tne ear'y afternoon of May 30, 2017, it he Chicago Fire Department's Ambulance 43 and Engine Company 22 were dispatched to the scene of a multiple vehicle crash at the intersection of Clark Street and Wisconsin Street, on the City's North Side; and

WHEREAS, Upon hearing the radio transmission requesting emergency medical assistance nearby. Bike Team 1 of the North Avenue Beach EMS Patrol, along with Med Cart 1, also responded to help in any way possible; and

WHEREAS, Arriving first on the scene, Engine Company 22 found a severely injured man, whose motorcycle apparently had been hit by a car, bleeding profusely from his leg, which was severed below the knee; and

WHEREAS, Wasting no time, and following medical protocol to the letter, the' responding firefighters applied a Combat Application Tourniquet to the man's leg to stanch the bleeding, deftly assisting the man, whose life was imperiled by his grievous wound; and

WHEREAS, Meanwhile, paramedics from Ambulance 43, Bike Team 1 and Med Cart 1 arrived and began administering additional life-saving measures in a valiant effort to save the man's life; and

WHEREAS, Working seamlessly together, responding firefighters and paramedics administered Advanced Life Support care to the victim of this tragic accident, while preparing him for transport as ...

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