Brevard Crime News

Brevard County Fire Rescue Hosts Sudden Cardiac Arrest Recognition Ceremony for Lightning Strike Survivors

Two lightning strike survivors were reunited in Viera on Thursday with the Brevard County first responders who saved their lives. Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call involving 12-year-old Lori Leer and 14-year-old McKenzie McCord who were both struck by lightning on June 10 while playing outdoors. Leer and McCord were joined by Ava Wiedmann, 14, who performed compressions with the help of EMT staff on the phone. […]