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Ten years later, Orillia man visits firefighter who saved his life

By Tyler Evans,   

Headlines News firefighter life saving

May 18, 2023, Orillia, Ont. – Ten years after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest on Park Street, an Orillia man visited with the firefighters who saved his life on that fateful spring day. Joe Bladek, 42, was out for a walk with his wife, mother-in-law, and eight-month-old son on Mother’s Day in 2013 when he crumpled to the pavement near Calverley Street. reports. | READ MORE

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