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    Thumbs up Firefighters Deliver baby during lunch

    Saw this on the news the other day. Great job by PBFR jakes!

    Some firefighters in Palm Bay, Fla., on lunch break Thursday noticed a woman in labor and helped deliver her baby in a grocery store parking lot, according to Local 6 News partner Florida Today.

    The firefighters, in full-gear, were at the Publix Super Market at 145 Palm Bay Road shopping for lunch and groceries for a steak meal when a clerk got on the address system and called them to the front.

    Davidson and the others ran to their fire engine -- usually seen parked outside of the store around the lunch hour -- to get equipment and towels. They found the expectant mother, in her mid-20s, in the parked car, leaning back in the passenger seat.

    The girl, whose head had already appeared as four Palm Bay Fire Resue crew members walked up, was healthy and was born at 10:19 a.m. without any apparent complications, officials said.

    The 6.5-pound, 19-inch long girl was originally due on May 28, according to the report.

    "It was two minutes later that the baby out," said Davidson. "When we got there the cord was wrapped around the neck a little bit. But the baby started crying. She was doing fine."

    Paramedics checked the baby's heart rate and prepared both mother and daughter to be taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne.

    The names of the mother and child were not yet released because of medical privacy, Davidson said.

    Watch Local 6 News for more on this story.

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    And people complain when firetrucks, ambulances are parked at the supermarkets.....Good job guys!
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    I wonder if they had any appetite for lunch afterwards?
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    I read this story yesterday, and had a good giggle because we just finished reviewing OB/GYN in our EMT class. Not many of the guys were too happy about that part. Its a natural process - BTDT, with my first son. No biggy - lots of excitment sure, but no biggy. I kept my lunch, my dinner (he was born at 2330) and my head all in their assigned places.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeuitEFDems
    And people complain when firetrucks, ambulances are parked at the supermarkets.....Good job guys!
    LMAO

    nice work guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeuitEFDems
    And people complain when firetrucks, ambulances are parked at the supermarkets.....Good job guys!

    No kidding.

    Good job, but did any one else wonder why they were shopping with full gear on? Maybe the reporter made a mistake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave1983
    Good job, but did any one else wonder why they were shopping with full gear on? Maybe the reporter made a mistake
    Made a mistake? When have we EVER heard of the press not getting their facts straight? Well, it IS a positive story that tells of a great event. Good job!
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    Im all for good press and all BUT. Honestly, did they do anything? I mean really, she did all the work. They pretty much watched.
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