New FDNY EMT meets the first responders who saved his life, inspired him to pursue career at graduation

MAY 15, 2018 | 9:11 PM

From left, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, Paramedic Roland Guirand, Lt. Suchingh Singh, EMT graduate Jonathan Cano-Gomez, Paramedic Dean Russell, and Chief of Department James E. Leonard pose at a graduation ceremony at Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn. (Go Nakamura/New York Daily News)

Jonathan Cano-Gomez owes his life to an FDNY paramedic crew, and now he’s going to spend that life paying it forward as one of the department’s newest emergency medical technicians.

When he graduated the FDNY EMS Training Academy on Tuesday, Cano-Gomez was once again face to face with the heroes who inspired him — as they welcomed him into the fold.

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