Dead Body Reported-
A caller reported a dead body facedown in a yard on 5th Street.
Fortunately, the individual was not dead. However, police said she would be if help didn’t arrive quickly. The officer called for an ambulance but got frustrated when they took too long, so they called for paramedics from the Portsmouth Fire Department.
EMTs administered Narcan and revived the woman. She refused further treatment.
After nearly 20 minutes, the other ambulance never arrived.
The swift thinking of the officer and the professionals at the Portsmouth Fire Department saved this person’s life.