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An emergency rescue during California's wild weather is just another day for this rural paramedic

Paramedic Jessica Farmer and other emergency workers pull a man having a heart attack to safety on a makeshift sled on March 5, 2023 in the Sierra foothills, California.
(Courtesy of Jessica Farmer)
Paramedic Jessica Farmer and other emergency workers pull a man having a heart attack to safety on a makeshift sled on March 5, 2023 in the Sierra foothills, California. (Courtesy of Jessica Farmer)

Jessica Farmer is a seasoned emergency responder. Recently, she, along with other emergency workers, has had numerous challenges in helping people due to frequent, and sometimes debilitating, storms in California.

KQED’s Lesley McClurg reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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