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Off-duty Atlanta firefighter-medic saves child from drowning in Fla.

Heard screams while having dinner, dove into pool and saved young boy with CPR

By Alexis Stevens
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

DESTIN, Fla. — Some people have a hard time separating work from pleasure. But for a Cherokee County firefighter and paramedic, it meant being in the right place to help save a little boy's life.

Joshua Ellis and his wife had just ordered dinner Saturday night at a restaurant overlooking a pool and beach in Destin, Fla., when they were startled by a woman banging on the windows and screaming.

Full story: Off-duty Atlanta firefighter-medic saves child from drowning in Fla.




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