3 Biloxi firefighters honored

Published 9:59 pm Wednesday, December 23, 2009

The city of Biloxi has honored three firefighters for their quick responses to two medical emergencies where they restored the pulses of people who had been clinically dead.

Firefighters Irvin Dement, Rodney Strickler and Mike Watts were recognized Tuesday, according to a report in The Sun-Herald. They were joined by the sister of a Long Beach woman, Florence Ellison, on whom the firefighters used a defibrilator to restore her pulse after she collapsed at Edgewater Mall on Dec. 7.

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