Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue crews recently had the pleasure of meeting one of their patients.
On November 10, 2017, Jennifer Gutierrez suffered a cardiac event and became unconscious while at home with her three younger daughters. Her then 12 year old daughter (now 13), Elyza, called 911 and started telephonic CPR as instructed by the 911 dispatcher.
CKFR crews arrived and took over, transporting her to Harrison Hospital in Bremerton.
Jennifer, Elyza, and the rest of their family, along with many friends, stopped by CKFR Station 51 on March 27th to meet the crew members that played such an important role that day.
Fire Chief Scott Weninger presented Elyza with a certificate for her lifesaving actions and praised her for taking action.
* We’d like to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to learn CPR. CKFR offers free CPR classes every third Thursday of the month. Call 360-447-3550 to schedule. *