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Fire Department Recognizes School Employee for Saving a Child

Post Date:03/12/2020 11:12 AM

Last week Melbourne Fire Chief Chuck Bogle, with Division Chief Phil Leitz and Division Chief Clark Simmons, went to Harbor City Elementary School to recognize school counselor Dr Maria Camargo for saving a child's life on March 2. The fire officials presented Dr. Camargo with a Certificate of Commendation for performing the Heimlich maneuver on a third grade student who was choking on a piece of food that was lodged in his throat.

Fire Chief Chuck Bogle presenting a certificate to Dr. Maria Camargo with Division Chiefs Simmons and Leitz

From left to right, Division Chief Clark Simmons, Dr. Maria Camargo, Fire Chief Chuck Bogle, and Division Chief Phil Leitz.

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