Missy (left) and Kris Bair worked together to rescue a person who was in full cardiac arrest. Missy is an EMT and Kris is a fireman for Smith Township. Photo contributed
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Kris Bair and his wife, Missy, have both been involved in rescuing people for more than 20 years â€” both in their jobs and together.
Kris has been with Smith Townshipâ€™s Fire Department for 23 years. Missy has been a medic for 20 years and is also a registered nurse.
Kris vividly recalls the couple working together to save someoneâ€™s life.
â€śIt was a Saturday night and I got a call for a full arrest (no heartbeat and not breathing),â€ť Kris said. â€śMy wife came with me.
â€śWhen we first arrived, the patient was in full arrest.â€ť
Missy started CPR while Kris and a police officer started hooking up an automated external defibrillator (AED).
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