Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Fire department gets new AEDs


May 17, 2018

Joe Thomas

Smith, left, donates AED to Chief Stanton

Since a 16-year old Flomaton High School student was basically brought back to life on April 19 with firemen using an aging Automated External Defibrillator the Flomaton Fire Department has received donations to purchase eight new AEDs and possibly a ninth.

Daverick Williams collapsed while playing basketball at the high school and was shocked back to life by a 13-year old AED that malfunctioned after the second shock.

The town of Century and the town of Flomaton have both voted to purchase AEDs and the others have come from private donations. Atmore resident Susan Smith has also made a don...

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