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Va. firefighter proposes during festival parade

Lt. Russell Pauley jumped off the fire truck he was riding in to ask his girlfriend to marry him


By FireRescue1 Staff

COLONIAL BEACH, Va. — A firefighter proposed to his girlfriend during a festival parade.

FOXDC5 reported that Lt. Russell Pauley, with Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department, was in the Potomac River Festival Parade riding in a fire truck. He halted the truck and jumped out in front of his girlfriend.

He dropped down to one knee and asked her to marry him; the couple first met at the festival.

Festival-goers cheered as they kissed.

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