Devin Teriault says he isn't a hero and was just acting like a dad after saving the life of a 12-year-old Danvers boy. Teriault, a plumber who works for the Cranney Companies, was driving down Maple Street in Danvers when he saw another boy waving his hands to get his attention. As it turned out, his friend was choking on a piece of cake. Teriault jumped into action and started giving the boy the Heimlick maneuver. After multiple tries the cake was dislodged and the boy was able to breath again. Teriault, a father himself, said he just went into "Dad mode".
Channel 4 reported that after his heroics yesterday, he witnessed a car accident and subsequent fire. Teriault jumped out of his car with his fire extinguisher and then pulled the driver to safety.
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A man driving to work pulled over and saved a 12-year-old boy choking on the side of the road. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
How To Do The Heimlich Maneuver
Watch more How to Give First Aid videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/504441-How-to-Give-the-Heimlich-Maneuver-First-Aid-Training What do you do when someone's choking? You and a friend are out in a restaurant and all of a sudden, they start choking. I'm going to have my friend Hannah come over here.