路易斯安那州护士在救助截瘫患者的房屋大火时死亡

路易斯安那州的一名家庭护士因将截瘫患者从房屋大火中救出而被称赞为英雄,房屋大火最终杀死了她, 当局星期三说.

The Delhi Fire Department responded to a call of people trapped in a house fire Monday just before 6 下午, the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal said in a statement. The nurse, 64-year-old Gwendolyn Theus, and the homeowner, a 71-year-old paraplegic woman, were pulled from a bedroom.
Authorities administered CPR, but only the homeowner was revived, 声明说.
“多发性硬化症. Theusvaliant efforts to put her patient’s life before her own are both admirable and heartbreaking,” said State Fire Marshal H. “ButchBrowning, “Our prayers are with her loved ones and with the surviving victim for her recovery and loss of her dedicated nurse and friend.
    A surviving occupant of the house told investigators Theus went to the homeowner’s bedroom to alert her to the flames, 声明说. She tried multiple times to wheel the woman’s bed out of the room, but was unsuccessful, authorities learned.
    代替, Theus pulled the woman from the bed and attempted to push her out the window to escape the fire, 声明说. Before she could, Theus succumbed to the smoke.
      Neighbors attempted rescue efforts from the bedroom window before firefighters arrived, 声明说.
      The homeowner was revived and flown to a burn unit in Mississippi, and the other occupant of the house is expected to make a full recovery, 当局说.

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