Reamstown receives new device

By on July 10, 2013

Pictured are (left to right) Fire Chief Harvey Achey, Trustee Shirley Achey, EMS Captain Rick Carpenter and Reamstown AA Manager Donald Ernst, Jr. with the LUCAS 2 Chest Compression device. (Photo by Chris Haldeman)

Recently The Reamstown Volunteer Fire Company and its members planned to purchase a LUCAS 2 Chest Compression device used by Emergency Medical Personnel in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest. The cost of the device totaled $13,581.66 which the Fire Company was going to purchase for its ambulance division.

After word got out to the community of the purchase, The Reamstown Athletic Association donated the full $13,581.66 to purchase the LUCAS 2 for the company to serve the community.

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