Teen firefighter saves umpire who collapsed at game

He performed CPR until paramedics arrived; the umpire is in stable condition

FOLCROFT, Pa. — Firefighters are crediting a teenage member of their department with saving an umpire's life during a baseball game Monday night.

The Associated Press reported that Michael Brodzinski is a student at Academy Park High School in Sharon Hill, Pa. and a member of the Folcroft Borough Darby (Pa.) Fire Company.

He was on second base after hitting a double when he saw the umpire collapse at home plate.

Brodzinski performed CPR on the umpire until paramedics arrived.

The umpire is in stable condition at a hospital.

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