Mobile Firefighters recognized for life-saving work after 20-year-old man shot in head
MOBILE, Ala. —
On Saturday, July 7, 2018 Mobile Fire-Rescue (MFRD) units were responding to a report of one man shot in the head and now they are being recognized for their quick-thinking and life-saving actions during that call by their peers.
When MFRD crews arrived on the scene they performed a quick assessment and determined the man who was shot needed to get to a trauma center for surgery... fast.
The team was on scene for only 2 minutes and had a 5 minute transport through heavy traffic.
"For their quick thinking, proper recognition, teamwork, and appropriate action," Fire Chief Mark Sealy presented the crews with the Lifesaving Award, according to a press release from MFRD on Thursday.
Below are the names of the Firefighters recognized.
Captain Cara McLarty
Driver Terry Fleming
Firefighter Kareem Davis
Recruit John Williams (not pictured)
Driver Sean Maurin
Firefighter Brian Payne (not pictured)