"I Survived"

Dave Jacobs, a battalion chief and EMT for the City of Seattle Fire Department, details what he experienced when he dropped dead in the line of duty and was brought back to life.


I dropped dead on Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at approximately 1409 hours while working as the incident commander at an apartment fire in West Seattle. Only by the grace of God, quick work by Seattle firefighter/EMTs and firefighter/paramedics, and the miracles of modern medicine am I alive today to talk...


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Dave Jacobs is a battalion chief and EMT for the City of Seattle Fire Department. He is a career firefighter with over 30 years of fire service experience. Jacobs will be a keynote speaker at Firehouse World 2006 in San Diego, Feb. 19-23.