The cardiovascular risk in these arctic-like temperatures extends well beyond the avoid shoveling rule, and the risks are especially high for those with known heart disease.
An ambulance crew for the city of St Louis dropped a patient off at St Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights this (Sunday) morning. And when they returned to their ambulance–they found it on fire.
A police spokesperson said someone left the engine of the ambulance running as it sat at the hospital.
Fire department spokesman James Garrett says the ambulance became stuck Tuesday while rushing to the man’s home, so workers grabbed their gear and ran the rest of the way.
Ambulance was responding to emergency call at rest stop.
Police wanted to question Joseph Haring about holdup