Episode 123- Big Bear Fire with Flight Paramedic Ken Fox
December 28, 2023 | Hosted By: Jon Gray
Welcome to episode 123 of The Hangar Z Podcast, brought to you by Vertical Helicast.
This episode was recorded from the floor of the ECHO Public Safety Aviation Conference in San Diego.
Host Jon Gray had the opportunity to speak with a good friend, Ken Fox.
Fox is a flight paramedic from the Big Bear Fire Department. Big Bear Fire has a unique relationship with Mercy Air to provide advanced life support to people in need in and around the Big Bear area, in the mountains of Southern California.
In this episode, Fox talks about the career path to becoming a flight medic and the unique area in which he operates.
They also talk about utilizing different methods to get weather information for areas that do not have many official weather reporting stations.
The conversation also touches on an in-flight medical emergency Fox was involved in, and how it could be avoided.