DuPont, Wash. – At approximately 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 6th, the Lakewood and DuPont Fire Departments responded to a call for a woman in labor at the Starbucks parking lot in DuPont.
Crews arrived to find a woman in labor while on her way to work. Engine 25 from DuPont and Medic 22 from Lakewood responded to the parking lot to find the woman alone in her car and her water had broken. Lakewood paramedics realized there was not enough time to transport her to the hospital and delivered the baby in the back of the medic unit. The mother and her new baby girl were both doing well as they were transported to a local hospital.