BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A Blaine Sector US Border Patrol agent is being credited with providing lifesaving medical aid over the weekend.
According to a US Customs and Border Protection (CPB) press release, at approximately 5pm on Saturday, November 26th, an agent assigned to the Bellingham Station was patrolling near the Squalicum Harbor marina when he was flagged down by a civilian.
The agent immediately followed the civilian across the boat launch parking lot to where a 27-year-old man was lying unconscious on the ground surrounded by onlookers. After checking for vital signs and finding none, the agent began cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
The unconscious man began to show signs of being resuscitated and was treated and transported to PeaceHealth St Joseph’s Medical Center by local medical emergency personnel.