On hand for world record fire run
First aiders from St John Ambulance in
Hampshire were standing guard as a nurse made a world record bid to
run the longest distance while on fire.
Stuntman given check up
The volunteers gave daredevil Keith Malcolm a check up
after beating the world record with a 259ft run. The amateur
stuntman from Waterlooville in Hampshire managed to beat the
previous record by 32 feet.
Richard Curtis, Deputy Commissioner (Operations) for Hampshire,
said: ‘We stood at the end with a first aid kit, oxygen and burns
kit, waiting for him to run.
We stood at the end with a first aid kit, oxygen and burns kit, waiting for him to run.
Deputy Commissioner (Operations), Hampshire
‘The flames were put out before we found his face and carried
out a primary survey to check he was okay.’
Mr Malcolm, 39, asked for St John Ambulance to
be present for the stunt at the Alton and North East Hampshire
St John Ambulance in Hampshire provides first aid at hundreds of
public events every year. We have members who are first aiders and
advanced first aiders, nurses, doctors and paramedics.
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