Greenfield FireDept shovels snow-FBPage

On Sunday, after snow walloped the Milwaukee area, one resident of Greenfield suffered a cardiac emergency while attempting to shovel 12 inches of heavy snow from his driveway.

Paramedics took the man to the hospital, but then hatched a plan in the fire station to return and finish shoveling.

The Greenfield Fire Department posted this photo on their Facebook page and wanted the kindness to spread. They started a hashtag, #ShovelItForward, encouraging others to pitch in for those who may need help dealing with heavy snow.

The man’s daughter told WISN-TV, “They just saw that somebody needed help, and they took time out of their day and their busy schedules to do something like that. It’s amazing. It’s awesome.”

Story tip from Kim Campbell

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