Paramedics called to Mass. Revolutionary War re-enactment for suspected heat exhaustion

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Several people were impacted by suspected heat exhaustion during a Revolutionary War re-enactment in Stow on Saturday, the fire department said.

Firefighters working a detail at the Collings Foundation Revolutionary War re-enactment requested an ambulance around 1:50 p.m. for a person suffering from possible heat exhaustion. Upon arrival, paramedics called ambulances for nine patients.

One person was taken to a nearby hospital in stable, non-life-threatening condition. A second person was taken to a local trauma center in critical condition, the fire department said.

Seven others refused treatment at the scene.

The re-enactment is expected to resume as scheduled tomorrow.

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