Orange County Insight April 2021

First Responder ’ s Teamwork Saves Local Woman ’ s Life

Orange County ’ s first responders work tirelessly to provide services to County residents and visitors. On November 25, 2020, a call was received by the Orange County Emergency Communications Center for the sudden cardiac / respiratory arrest of Amy Sauro. Communications Officer Jeremy Brown calmly

provided T - CPR instructions to Ms. Sauro ’ s friend, Jayden Rodriguez, until first responders arrived.

Jeremy Brown with Amy Sauro

Jayden Rodriguez, Ms. Sauro, and Fire and EMS Chief, Nathan Mort

Lake of the Woods Firefighter/EMT Simon Gray was the first on scene and began administering CPR to

the patient while his Chief, Mike Cianci assisted with CPR, scribe duties, and incident command. County

of Orange Firefighter/EMT Chris Barrett and Firefighter/Medic Noah Madden arrived shortly thereafter,

and provided Advanced Life Support protocols and resuscitative measures. Duty Officer, Captain Mark

Sikora (not pictured), coordinated a Medevac helicopter to provide transport to a medical facility.

Chris Barrett and Ms. Sauro

Simon Gray and Ms. Sauro

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