Firehouse Subs celebrating $22K in lifesaving equipment donation for Orange County

Published 12:06 am Thursday, May 9, 2024

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BRIDGE CITY — Bridge City and Orange County ESD #2 is now equipped with new lifesaving equipment, thanks to more than $22,000.00 from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, authorities shared.

To celebrate the grant recipient, Orange County ESD #2 and local Firehouse Subs franchisee Chris Arnaud are hosting an event Monday to recognize the grant.

Orange County ESD #2 received an AutoPulse External Defibrillator, valued at $22,043.80.

The AutoPulse allows the department to provide high quality CPR to a patient without interruption, giving the patient a higher survival rate.

An acknowledgement ceremony and official check presentation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is planned at 10 a.m. Monday at Firehouse Subs, 2780 FM 365, Suite A in Port Arthur.

To date, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded more than $83 million to hometown heroes throughout the U.S.