Essex County Sheriff Deputy Chris Cannon Successfully Performs Heimlich Maneuver at Franklin Steakhouse, Fairfield, Friday Night
FAIRFIELD, NJ - Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura took time out of his holiday weekend to take note of the heroics performed by off-duty Sheriff Deputy Chris Cannon tonight at the Franklin Steak House on Passaic Avenue in Fairfield. According to Fontoura, Cannon and his family and friends were waiting for a table just before 7pm when he was told that a late 60-year-old male diner was suffering symptoms of choking; he immediately came to the assistance of the patron.
“Restaurant employees attempted to relieve the
Soon after, Fairfield Police and the West Essex First Aid Squad arrived on the scene; the victim is expected to make a full recovery.