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Summit Fire & EMS crews recognized for saving the lives of a baby, a 19-year-old and a 74-year-old, among others

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Summit Fire & EMS recognized a Silverthorne resident for her neighborhood leadership on wildfire preparedness while also honoring its own members for public safety and life saving efforts. During the fire protection district’s three internal work-shift award ceremonies on Thursday, Nov. 2, 42 emergency responders were cited for saving lives in six separate incidents over the past year. One of those incidents involved Summit Fire & EMS crews providing advanced life support to a newborn who had gone into cardiac arrest, according to a news release from the fire protection agency. The child has reportedly made a full recovery. Read more ...