Florida Firefighters And Paramedics Finish Mowing Man’s Lawn After He Fell Ill In Extreme Heat

Good things happen to people that take care of the people that are around them and who help people that are in need of their services.

In Florida, the USA, firefighters, and paramedics ended up finishing mowing the lawn of a man after he fell ill in extreme heat.

According to reports, the man had to be treated by the experts for heat exhaustion, which he got while mowing his lawn.

In a statement that was released by the authorities, the Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue crew said that they had to treat the elderly resident and helped him cool down.

Fire Department helps Army Veteran by cutting his grass

Monday morning Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Station 47 was dispatched to a pass out. Upon arrival they found an 80 year old Army veteran suffering from heat exhaustion while working in his yard. They immediately treated the man and cooled him off. Once his medical emergency was over the crew stepped in and finish cutting his grass! This is truly what it is all about. City of Fort Lauderdale

Posted by Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue on Monday, 12 October 2020

Prince Pinkney, an Army veteran that is currently in his 80s, was working on his yard on Monday when he started to feel ill and his leg gave out on him.

Prince is a stroke survivor, and his leg was one of the affected body parts.

On Monday this week, Prince, an Army veteran that is in his 80s, was working on his yard when he just fell ill.

The rescue crew arrived within minutes after a passerby, who saw Prince on the round, called for help.

Rebecca, the wife of Prince, was struggling to hold up Prince when they were spotted by a passerby.

After the couple got treatment, the paramedics started to finish cutting their lawn.

A cellphone captured the entire incident.

Prince and his wife ended up thanking firefighters and paramedics.

They also took a picture with the kind workers as a thank you for their kind act.

Prince worked as a missile technician in Vietnam.

The paramedics and firefighters that were sent out to the scene said that they just wanted to thank the service Prince dedicated to the country.

Captain Terry Maylor of the Fire Rescue Department, released a statement about the incident, where they said:

Their story is amazing in itself. Terry Maylor told WSVN. Their age, what they’ve gone through, his history as a veteran serving this country. If that doesn’t move you to go ahead and do what you’re capable of, then nothing will.

Such a good thing to do!

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