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Vegas fire crew honored for saving baby

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Members of Las Vegas Fire and Rescue are honored by the Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday. (Las Vegas Fire and Rescue) Members of Las Vegas Fire and Rescue are honored by the Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday. (Las Vegas Fire and Rescue)
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Several members of Las Vegas Fire and Rescue were recognized by the Las Vegas City Council Wednesday for saving a newborn's life.

On Aug. 2, units from Fire Station 8 responded to a call about a woman delivering a baby in her home. Firefighters arrived to find the baby was not breathing and had no heartbeat.

They began resuscitation efforts while carrying the newborn to a rescue unit. The child was taken to Sunrise Hospital and is now said to be healthy and happy.

Responding firefighters include Capt. Eric Littmann, engineer Rob Lawrence, paramedic Michael Arquette, paramedic Benjamin Kole, EMT Christopher Banks and EMT Frank Sams.

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