Euclid Fire Department members save woman from jumping off a bridge

Euclid Fire Department members save woman from jumping off a bridge

EUCLID, OH (WOIO) - Two Euclid firefighters are being labeled as heroes by the Euclid Police Department after bringing a life-threatening scene to a peaceful close.

On Feb. 9, 2019, firefighters Eric Patterson and Kevin Jones arrived on the scene of a suicidal female, who was threatening to jump from a bridge.

Patterson and Jones acted immediately by Patterson grabbing the females legs and Jones pulling the woman to safety.

Their actions along with the Euclid Police Department and bystanders helped save the female’s life.

The EPD said two of the EFD’s core values reflected in Patterson and Jones’ work, showcasing courage and teamwork.

The EFD’s primary goal is to promote and achieve honorable and dedicated service to the community and the EPD said they did just that through their heroic work.

Copyright 2019 WOIO. All rights reserved.