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Firefighters help person in wheelchair hit by car in a very special way

Posted: 3:07 PM, Jul 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-10 15:18:25-04
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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — After a pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a car, firefighters from the Owings Mills Volunteer Company decided to rescue them in a very special way.

It was a Monday night when Owings Mills Truck 313 were dispatched to the scene of Dolefield and Painter Mill for a report of a pedestrian struck.

When they arrived at the scene they noticed that the person was in a power wheelchair when they were hit at the intersection. Medics then took the person to an area hospital for treatment and left their wheelchair behind.

Volunteer firefighters were touched by the extent of the incident and decided to step up in a big way.

So without hesitation, they packed up their utility truck with the victim's wheelchair and groceries and headed to their home.

They made sure to stock up his fridge and successfully completed their rescue mission with a big heart!