The fight is personal for some EMTs attacking Ohio overdoses one study, one emergency call at a time


ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio — It’s a scene playing out far too often in our area and across the country, people overdosing on illegal drugs forcing first responders to rush in and try to help. In this “Finding A Fix” report, we show you an up-close look at what EMTs are going through and just how personal the fight is.

“I was born and raised here,” said Jamie Burgett, a paramedic with the Northwest Ambulance District in Geneva. She calls Ashtabula County home, but it's a place that’s been under attack.