Meet Our New Employees

Please welcome our newest employees.  While currently in Paramedic Training as part of Class 42 they will begin providing emergency care in August. Anthony DeSanto My name is Anthony DeSanto and I have been slowly moving towards the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life. I am joined in my recent relocation by my…

Anatomy of a Resuscitation

In the early morning hours of October 2015, Mr. Martin, a 60 year old man, was found by his family to be unconscious and not breathing.  911 was immediately called and the patient’s wife was given CPR instructions by the dispatch center.  Within minutes, Skyway Fire Department Engine 22 and Aid Car 22 were on…

2015 in Review

Through the hard work of our Paramedics, King County Medic One has one of the highest cardiac arrest resuscitation rates, not only in the country, but in the world. CARES (Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival) collects data about cardiac arrests in 23 states, covering over 800 EMS agencies and more than 1,300 hospitals. *KCM1…