(WDIV-TV) DETROIT – The Detroit fire commissioner has fired an EMT who refused to help a baby when she was just minutes away from the home

Commissioner Edsel Jenkins said Ann Marie Thomas’s employment with the Detroit Fire Department has been terminated.

“Today, we conducted an appeals hearing, which Ms. Thomas requested. After reviewing all of the facts of this incident, I have determined that the appropriate course of action is to terminate Ms. Thomas’ employment with the Detroit Fire Department effective immediately,” said Jenkins in a statement released Wednesday.

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