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Grand Island Fire Company helps deliver baby girl

Advanced EMT paid parents visit Saturday, bringing them flowers days after birth.
Credit: Grand Island Fire Company
Advanced EMT Allison DeMartin, left, and Grand Island Fire Company Squad No. 6 captain Pat Hahn delivered flowers Saturday, days after DeMartin and others from the company helped deliver a baby girl.

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. — When there wasn't enough time to get to a hospital, the Grand Island Fire Company helped deliver a baby early Wednesday morning.

In a post on their Facebook page, the fire company announced that advanced EMT Allison DeMartin, paramedic Paul Valera, and other members of the fire company helped deliver a baby girl at 2:34 a.m. Squad No.6 from the fire company had responded to a call from a man who said his wife was expectantly going into labor.

HEALTHY BABY GIRL DELIVERED BY GIFC PARAMEDICS AND EMT'S! GIFC CONGRATULATES THE FAMILY WITH FLOWERS ON THE DAY MOM & BABY ARRIVE HOME! According to Fire Chief Matt Osinski, GIFC Squad #6...

The mother and her newborn were taken to Sisters of Charity Hospital.

The fire company did not reveal the parents' names.

DeMartin and Squad No. 6 captain Pat Hahn also delivered flowers to the family's Jamestown Road home on Saturday.

Congratulations to the new family!

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