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Kyle Derr

Kyle Derr

Firefighter Paramedic

Goodyear Fire Department
Goodyear, AZ

Firefighter Paramedic Kyle Derr has served the Goodyear Fire Department as a firefighter for five years and a Paramedic for two.

On May 25, 2023, he demonstrated admirable professionalism and calm in the face of a challenging situation.

Confronted with the distressing scene of a pediatric drowning, Kyle’s training and instincts kicked in. Working alongside his crew, he played a crucial role in achieving the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) for the young boy. By ensuring that the team followed the established protocols, Kyle contributed significantly to the child’s chance of survival and ultimate recovery. 

His commitment to EMS excellence, combined with his quick action on that fateful day, solidify his nomination for the Star of Life Award.