Firefighters and paramedics perform CPR on a mannequin during a cardiac arrest demonstration at Tuesday's Hilton Head Island Town Council meeting. The demonstration highlighted the division's new "pit crew" response to treat those suffering sudden heart attacks. That response uses a number of emergency responders,  each with a specific, assigned role.
Firefighters and paramedics perform CPR on a mannequin during a cardiac arrest demonstration at Tuesday's Hilton Head Island Town Council meeting. The demonstration highlighted the division's new "pit crew" response to treat those suffering sudden heart attacks. That response uses a number of emergency responders, each with a specific, assigned role. Courtesy of Town of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division
Firefighters and paramedics perform CPR on a mannequin during a cardiac arrest demonstration at Tuesday's Hilton Head Island Town Council meeting. The demonstration highlighted the division's new "pit crew" response to treat those suffering sudden heart attacks. That response uses a number of emergency responders, each with a specific, assigned role. Courtesy of Town of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division

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