The Bluffton parents who lost their little boy to a drowning in 2015 are campaigning for automatic external defibrillators (AED's) in every area patrol car. The first responder to 8-year-old Gavin Quance did not have the device. Emergency officials at Hilton Head Fire Rescue already have AED's in all staff vehicles, they say. Captain John Gill, a paramedic, provides the lowdown on the device that saves lives. Josh Mitelman jmitelman@islandpacket.com
The Bluffton parents who lost their little boy to a drowning in 2015 are campaigning for automatic external defibrillators (AED's) in every area patrol car. The first responder to 8-year-old Gavin Quance did not have the device. Emergency officials at Hilton Head Fire Rescue already have AED's in all staff vehicles, they say. Captain John Gill, a paramedic, provides the lowdown on the device that saves lives. Josh Mitelman jmitelman@islandpacket.com

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Nonprofit fundraising to purchase Hilton Head defibrillators

November 23, 2016 9:30 AM

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