Josh Gray arrived at his first call of the day when a frantic woman asked for assistance. Josh Gray had no idea when he went to work 2 weeks ago that he was going to save a man’s life.
Gray is a plumbing technician
with Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Fraser Valley. When he pulled up the driveway in
Abbotsford, a frantic woman ran out of the house and yelling that someone
inside is choking
Gray quickly entered
the house to find a man who was choking and showing signs of oxygen deprivation.
Gray acted rapidly in which he ran to the man and performed the Heimlich
maneuver. It successfully dislodged the morsel and saved the life of the man.
According to Dustin VanDiermen, owner of Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Fraser Valley, if Josh did not arrive at that moment, the outcome would have been a different one. It is a clear remind about the importance of first aid.
Gray has been a
plumbing technician with Mr. Rooter Plumbing for 10 years. He is humble about
the experience and declined to be interviewed.
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