Canada – Freemasons donate cardiac defibrillator

Canada - Freemasons donate cardiac defibrillator

(by Nora O’Malley, Tofino Ucluelet Westerly News, data)


Manoah Masonic Lodge No. 141 donated a LifePak cardiac defibrillator to the Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade last week.
The donation was presented to fire chief Rick Geddes by Freemasons John McIntosh and Sandy Henry at the July 30 fire practice.
“The donation from these nice gentlemen is going to carrying on our best patient care because our previous machine is about 20 years old. It’s worn out and obsolete. Thanks to Masonic Lodge,” said Geddes, adding that his healthy team of 23 firefighters will all know how to use the piece of lifesaving equipment.
Deputy chief Mark Fortune said the first defibrillator that the Freemasons donated saved two lives.
“The very first time we used it, we got a save. It’s priceless, and we wouldn’t have had that without the help of the Freemasons,” said Fortune.
The LifePak defibrillator that was donated to Ucluelet’s fire team cost about…

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