Preliminary review of Billings call

Aurora Fire Rescue has conducted a preliminary review of care provided in Billings Street incident
Posted on 08/28/2019
News Release

AURORA, Colo. – On Aug. 24, 2019, Aurora Fire Rescue was called to assist Aurora Police with a subject who needed medical attention. Aurora Fire Rescue personnel responded and initiated treatment to the patient.

Aurora Fire Rescue, in conjunction with our EMS Medical Director, has conducted a preliminary review of the treatment provided and finds that the actions of the responders were consistent and aligned with our established protocols. In fact, the initial findings indicate that our personnel demonstrated a high level of technical skill and professionalism while providing care to the patient.

Aurora Fire Rescue provides outstanding and impeccable fire and medical services to our community. All of our emergency response units (Engines, Ladder Trucks and Rescue Units) are staffed with a minimum of one highly-trained advanced life support provider. The engine that responded to this incident was staffed with two paramedics.

The Aurora Fire Rescue Medical Direction Team, which consists of physicians from University Hospital, The Medical Center of Aurora and Children’s Hospital Colorado, will conduct a thorough post-incident analysis of the treatment provided, which is consistent with our current policy.

“As with any of our patients, the Aurora Fire Rescue family is hopeful and prayerful for a complete recovery of our patient,” said Fire Chief Fernando M. Gray Sr. Due to patient privacy concerns, Aurora Fire Rescue will not disclose additional or specific details related to the care provided.

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