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VIDEO: 6 Year Old Cornish Girl Saves Mum's Life

VIDEO: 6 Year Old Cornish Girl Saves Mum's Life

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:03am 5th February 2015. (Updated at 3:04pm 5th February 2015)

A 6 year old girl from Falmouth is being hailed a hero after dialling 999 when she discovered her mum unconscious and bleeding.

Little Tianna Measuria had practised what to do in an emergency with her dad - so called paramedics and told them "My mummy is a bit poorly. So please can you help? She's like asleep."

In the phone call the schoolgirl, whose voice wobbles with worry, calmly answers questions and tries to reassure her unconscious mum, Jazmin, telling her: "Don't worry mummy."

Hear the moment Tianna dials 999 here...


Tianna, who told Pirate FM she is actually six and a half, said: "The lady on the phone was really nice. She made me feel a little bit calmer.

"I let the police in first and then an ambulance guy came. They said - very impressive.

"My daddy keeps teaching me. We've been practising at the weekends on 555 because it's not real.

"The headmaster in the school gave me a sticker - a headmaster award."

Vicki Fallding handled the 999 call and said: "I was surprised at how mature and calm she was. It was like speaking to a much older child. I've spoken to adults who, in similar circumstances, are very distressed and not always able to answer all the questions.

"Not only was she able to answer the questions I posed to her, but did so in such a clear and concise manner. We were all so impressed with the level of detail she was able to provide and would definitely encourage all parents to teach their children how to get help for them should a similar situation arise.

"Well done to Tianna and I wish her mum a swift onward recovery."

Paramedics Graham Jenkin treated Tianna's mum. He said: "Tianna was not only able to get her mum help successfully and provide us with the information we required, but was also able to signpost us to other family members and we are so impressed at the way she remained so calm and helpful throughout the entire incident.

"Finding her mother unconscious and bleeding could not have been easy for her, but she really did take it all in her stride and on behalf of the Trust I'd like to express our admiration for the way she dealt with a very difficult situation. I hope that her mum gets better very soon."

Jazmin, Tianna's mum is extremely proud of her daughter and commented, "Tianna's step-dad taught her what to do in an emergency situation. He works away and expressed upon her the importance of knowing what to do.

"I am very proud and also very lucky that she was with me and knew exactly what to do."

You can watch the moment she is presented with a special award by the South Western Ambulance Service here...


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