Buckfastleigh Town Council has taken on maintenance of 4 Automated External Defibrillators or AEDs that have been provided recently in Buckfastleigh & Buckfast by fundraising from the Women’s Institute and the Buckfastleigh Fire & Rescue service.
If any of them is used, please report the use and return the defibrillator to its location ASAP so that the pads can be renewed and the battery checked.
Higher Mill Lane, Glebelands and Rangers Football club – contact Guy Watkin: 07733 054250.
Chapel Street – contact the Town Ranger, Gary Quest: 075646 11932.
4 steps to take if someone is having a cardiac arrest
Cardiac arrests can happen to anyone, at any time. The following steps give someone the best chance of survival. If you come across someone in cardiac arrest:
- Call 999
- Start CPR
- Ask someone to bring a defibrillator if there’s one nearby
- Turn on the defibrillator and follow its instructions.
Here’s a map of local defibrillators that are available to the public 24/7:
A In red phone box at the end of Higher Mill Lane where it meets Grange Road Google Map Location
B Top of Glebelands in phone box Google Map Location
C Opposite the Co-Op in Chapel Street on the wall of the Mardle Way car park Google Map Location
D On the exterior of wall facing the pitch at back of Buckfastleigh Rangers football club (accessible from club car park) Google Map Location