Trending Topics: Firefighters go the extra mile performing acts of kindness

Whether it be granting a dying patient's last wish or finding a couple's wedding rings after their house burned down, no act of kindness goes unnoticed


During the holidays, it's easy to fall into a gift-shopping, gift-giving frenzy. But it’s also a time when we see firefighters giving back to their community.

In this Trending Topics, we look at instances where firefighters helped out in a small way that made such a big difference.

Whether it be granting a dying patient's last wish or finding a couple's wedding rings after their house burned down, no act of kindness goes unnoticed.

Check them out and add your thoughts below.

Cal Fire crews leave family note after fire destroys home

The note read: "Sorry about your home. It was already on fire when we showed up. We moved your trucks to the other side of the road. Thanks for leaving the keys."

   

Firefighters, EMTs grant dying hospice patient's last wish

Ed, who had been a forest ranger with a passion for the outdoors, wanted to be among nature one last time; the fire department made sure he was safe on his journey.

   

Firefighters mow lawn for grieving widow

They responded to the 911 call when her husband had a heart attack while cutting the grass; they came back to finish the job.

Firefighters find wedding rings in burned down house

The rings were the only things the homeowner was able to salvage from her burned down house.

Firefighters bring holiday cheer to injured man

A man fell off his roof while putting up Christmas lights and firefighters grabbed a ladder and finished the job he had started.

   

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