Firefighters Save A Man's Life Then Finish His Yard Work

A California man was mowing his overgrown lawn in last week's blistering heat wave when he lost consciousness. A crew from the Corona Fire Department rushed to his side, providing lifesaving treatment and sent him to the hospital in an ambulance.

Okay, that's their job. That's what firefighters are rigorously trained to do. But what they did next has generated a wildfire of comments and likes on Facebook.

"Local Corona resident loses consciousness while mowing his lawn. The crew from Engine 1 provided ALS treatment and packaged the patient for transport to the hospital. After the ambulance had left the scene, firefighters finished the citizens yard work and provided support for the patients [sic] wife. Serving our City with Pride."

The man, identified only as Willy G, said that he was cutting the grass when he began feeling dizzy. He moved over to stand next to his car when he collapsed.

After the ambulance left, the firefighters decided to finish what Willy started.

"We all kind of looked at each other, kind of looked around at the lawn equipment and realized this family was going through a very traumatic event right now and they some simple acts of kindness," said Corona Fire Dept. Engineer Jamie Pirritano.

"The five guys, they went down and cleaned all the grass for us I say that's so nice. I never had the experience like that before. I feel like safe ," said Willy.

Has a local worker gone above and beyond the scope of their job for you? Performed a random act of kindness? Tell us about it in the comments below.
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