Rugby fans save firefighter

Rugby fans have saved the life of an off duty firefighter when he collapsed with a heart attack while watching a game in Kent.

"I can't thank them enough" Rugby player tells how fans saved his life

Rugby fans have saved the life of an off duty firefighter when he collapsed with a heart attack during a game in Kent.

The supporters used the club's defibrillator to shock Mark Jones back to life. Doctors say their actions undoubtedly saved him and now, after hospital treatment, he's recovering at home in Eastly, near Sandwich.

Andrea Thomas has been hearing his remarkable story. She spoke to Mark, his wife Jo, his son Ben and Kate White, who helped to save Mark.

Rugby fans save firefighter after pitch collapse

Mark Jones this lunchtime. Credit: Andrea Thomas

Rugby fans have saved the life of an off duty firefighter when he collapsed with a heart attack while watching a game in Kent.

The supporters used the club's defibrillator to shock Mark Jones back to life. Doctors say their actions undoubtedly saved him. He's now recovering at his home near Sandwich after hospital treatment.

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