Minnesota Firefighters, Medics on Leave in Patient Death – Journal of Emergency Medical Services

MAPLEWOOD, Minnesota (KAAL TV) –  Six Maplewood firefighters and paramedics are currently on administrative leave as an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a nursing home death is underway.

The investigation centers on a death that occurred August 7 at a nursing home. The Maplewood Fire Department and paramedics were called to the home on a report of a 71-year-old woman with late stage Parkinson’s disease who had stopped breathing.

Source: Minnesota Firefighters, Medics on Leave in Patient Death – Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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