connectVideoFirefighters push veteran home after his motorized wheelchair dies
A group of firefighters in Missouri were recently caught on tape a helping hand to a person who the electric wheelchair gave.
A video of the kind act, which appeared to be shot from a car behind us, was shared on Facebook Tuesday by the Raytown fire protection District, and showed the workers the pushing of the wheelchair on the road.
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“What happens if a fire truck is about a citizen that the electric wheelchair has stopped working. You get out and help them to take home,” the post said.
The man, who is a veteran, receive the assistance after his seat got caught in the ground, and he was visiting a pond near by, Deputy-director Mike Hunley told The Kansas City Star. Attempts by people on the scene to help him were allegedly unsuccessful, so that the fire brigade was called.
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“Our guys responded in principle be lifted, a wheelchair, with him in it out of the rut he was stuck in,” Hunley said. “He had apparently tried to take himself out of the wheelchair and had consumed the battery is quite empty.”
The firefighters were reportedly able to get the man home so he can be the power to his wheelchair.