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Members Of Stratford EMS, Fire Dept. Receive 'Certificate Of Excellence'

From left, Paramedic Leigh Goodman and EMS Coordinator Wes Young. Goodman and Young were recognized by Bridgeport Hospital with “Certificates of Excellence” for their outstanding performance helping a man with severe burns to his airway.
From left, Paramedic Leigh Goodman and EMS Coordinator Wes Young. Goodman and Young were recognized by Bridgeport Hospital with “Certificates of Excellence” for their outstanding performance helping a man with severe burns to his airway. Photo Credit: Stratford EMS website
From left, Dr Latham, Paramedic David Rodriguez, Lt. John Roberts, EMT Ralph Arnone and EMS Coordinator Wes Young were recognized for saving the life of a 71-year-old female patient in cardiac arrest due to an airway obstruction.
From left, Dr Latham, Paramedic David Rodriguez, Lt. John Roberts, EMT Ralph Arnone and EMS Coordinator Wes Young were recognized for saving the life of a 71-year-old female patient in cardiac arrest due to an airway obstruction. Photo Credit: Stratford EMS website

STRATFORD, Conn. -- In a recent ceremony, Bridgeport Hospital recognized two Stratford EMS crews and some Stratford Fire Department members with “Certificates of Excellence” for their performance on two calls.

The ceremony was conducted during EMS week.

Leigh Goodman, a paramedic, and her partner Wendi Lawless, an EMT, were recognized for responding to a call at which a 46-year-old male suffered from severe burns to his airway. The patient survived the event with a good outcome.

Paramedic David Rodriguez and his crew of EMTs Beverly Hill and Ralph Arnone were recognized along with the Stratford Fire Department (Lt .John Roberts, Richard Barry, Jason Leng and David Montemerlo) for saving the life of a 71-year-old female patient in cardiac arrest due to an airway obstruction.

The Stratford Emergency Medical Service is the basic and advanced life support ambulance/EMS provider for the Town of Stratford. It operates with both paid and volunteer members and offers a fleet of six ambulances and three paramedic intercept vehicles.

For more information on the Stratford EMS, click here.

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