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By SHANNEN TALBOT
Staff Reporter 

AWH Fire Department holds CPR training

 

October 4, 2018



The Airway Heights Fire Department hosted a hands-only CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) class for the public on Sept. 27 at the Skate Ribbon in Spokane’s Riverfront Park, partnering with the local American Red Cross to teach community members invaluable life-saving skills they can use in an emergency.

Fire Chief Mitch Metzger emceed the event, and told participants that 70-80 percent of the time, CPR is performed on a loved one.

“Hands-only” CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an “out-of-hos...



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