EMT Tuanika Brown is a hero.
Tuanika Brown is an FDNY EMT, and on Tuesday (June 27) she saved a mother and baby that were in the train that derailed in the subway that morning. Blavity reports that it was Brown’s quick acting that saved the life of the infant and mother.
When Brown got into the platform where the victims of the train accident where she immediately grabbed the infant and carried the baby upstairs with the mother. Any hesitation could of lead to anything going wrong health wise with the baby, or the mother. Brown stated:
“When we got down to the platform there were tons of patients, there was a mother in distress her baby was hot and crying,” said Brown. “We took him upstairs to cool down. The mother has a history of asthma and we treated her too…t could have been a disaster,” she added. “Thank God everyone is in stable condition.”
Being quick on her feet, and quick thinking may have prevented something tragic from occurring. Brown remains humble about the situation stating,
“It’s the job. It’s about having a heart and having focus,” she said. “It makes you feel like a hero every day.”
Many thanks are in order for Tuanika Brown. Hats off to you.