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Saturday, May 11, 2019
First Responders Receive Phoenix Award


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Saturday May, 11 2019

Nature: First Responders Receive Phoenix Award

On Saturday May 11, 2019, some of Indian River’s First Responders were presented with Phoenix Awards for responding and assisting in life saving efforts on an emergency medical call – specifically a cardiac arrest event.

The Phoenix Award is presented to emergency first responders who resuscitate a person in cardiac arrest.  Various Sussex County Paramedics, local emergency medical responders and Indian River Volunteer Firefighters received this award during a ceremony on Saturday evening in Ellendale.

Phoenix Award Recipients:

  • Chase Holden – Indian River;

  • Charles Tancini – Indian River;

  • Christ Harsh – Indian River;

  • Jacob Klingler – Indian River;

  • Ryan Mock – Indian River (not present);

  • Holly Donoway – Mid Sussex Rescue Squad; and

  • Lauren Pratt – Mid Sussex Rescue Squad

Great teamwork for collaborative efforts were bestowed upon all. Congratulations to all recipients.

The Phoenix is a mythological bird that died and rose renewed from its own ashes.

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