Posted on 06/20/2012

DALLAS, TX -- Two men used the same equipment they sell to save a man's life while he was dying on the floor of a gym.

Kyle Smith and Alex Torda sell automated external defibrillators, and one of their customers is LA Fitness.

Jim Breuel was lying unconscious on the floor for two minutes before he finally got the help he needed.

Kyle Smith noticed two gym employees standing over Breuel, and then he jumped into action.

"I could tell they were in shock, you know, not really responding," Smith said. "I took control of the situation, told the guy to grab the AED and started doing CPR. At that point Alex ran over."

The two got Breuel's shirt off, analyzed his heartbeat and let the machine do the rest.

"First thing that went through my head is let's get the AED on this guy," Torda said. "Once we do that it'll walk us through CPR. It'll walk is through everything else we need to do."

The Grapevine City Council honored the efforts of Smith and Torda.

The two men said they were just glad they were in the right place at the right time.

No one is more grateful than Breuel.

"I'm just awful lucky to be here in the hospital," Breuel said. "I was the talk of the place because I was alive, and I really feel grateful for that."

SOURCE: Fox News