fire truck memory for Alzheimers captain-KHOUvidA former Houston Fire Department captain got one last chance to strap on a helmet and climb aboard a fire truck this week

41 years ago Rufus Smith was a captain with the department and, since retiring, has been a mentor to newcomers.

Recently, Smith was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, but still dreamed of one last shift at Houston Fire Station 7, his old firehouse.

(WATCH the video below or READ the story from KHOU)

Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!

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