Ariz. FD receives $400K FEMA grants used to buy new cardiac monitors.

The cardiac monitors have new technology that sends data instantly to hospitals nearby


TUCSON – Drexel Heights Fire District is using new equipment thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant. The fire district received a $400,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, which allowed them to purchase ten new cardiac monitors.

The cardiac monitors have new technology that sends data instantly to hospitals nearby.

“We used them this morning,” Capt. Edward Riesgo said. “So we didn’t have to defibrillate but we have to hook up everything.”

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