Firefighters Respond To A Heart Attack, Stay Behind And Finish Mowing The Man's Lawn

August 24, 2015

First Responders with the Hernando County Fire Department went above and beyond their call of duty Saturday to pitch in and help a family.

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Credit: Jacob Shipp

A Spring Hill man who was feeling ill while mowing the lawn, took a break and called 911. It turned out, he was having a heart attack.

Rescue crews responded and the man was rushed to the hospital. The members of Engine 2 stayed behind, grabbed the lawn mower and finished the job for him, even taking the time to brush off the driveway.

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Jacob Shipp

A neighbor, Jacob Shipp, captured these photos of them finishing up the yard work, and shared them to give them some well-deserved recognition.

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The man is recovering at Oak Hill Hospital, MyFox Tampa reports.

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