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After Stephen Weeks Sr. fainted while mowing the lawn, firefighters stopped to finish the job

Friendly firefighters rush older man who fell from the lawn to the hospital … before finishing the garden for him

  • Jo Ann Weeks was afraid that her husband, Stephen, was dead after he died on the lawn
  • Gresham fire brigade responded to call 911 and brought the man to the hospital
  • When Stephen was driven away, he joked that they should get the job done
  • Generous crew of Motor 72, including Erik Olson, mowed the rest of the lawn
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Friendly firefighters did their utmost when they had finished mowing the lawn of an older man after he had become unconscious.

Jo Ann Weeks from Gresham, Oregon, feared the worst when she saw her husband, Stephen Weeks Sr., face down on the lawn as if he were dead.

She rushed to check on him, found him dizzy and felt & # 39; dizzy & # 39; before she called her son and 911.

On the spot, the Gresham fire brigade arrived in an ambulance urgently to the hospital, but not before he asked for one favor.

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After Stephen Weeks Sr. fainted while mowing the lawn, firefighters stopped to finish the job

Friendly fireman Erik Olson was happy to take on the task

Friendly fireman Erik Olson was happy to take on the task

The friendly team at Gresham Fire Department Engine 72 had finished mowing the lawn for the couple

Wife Jo Ann feared that her husband & # 39; dead & # 39; was when she saw him lying face down on the floor

Wife Jo Ann feared that her husband & # 39; dead & # 39; was when she saw him lying face down on the floor

Wife Jo Ann feared that her husband & # 39; dead & # 39; was when she saw him lying face down on the floor

According to Jo Ann, her husband joked as she was being driven away on a stretcher: "Well, I hope you guys hang around and mow my lawn."

The fire brigade laughed at it like a joke, but when the wife and son packed their things to take them to Stephen in the hospital, they heard a motorcycle.

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Jo Ann told KPTV: & # 39; I got my bag and stuff, and I heard the lawn mower start and thought they should put it away.

& # 39; He was mowing our lawn and I couldn't believe he would, those guys are unreal.

& # 39; I just love that they care so much about people.

& # 39; I am just thankful that they care so much about people. & # 39;

The actions of Erik Olson, one of the firefighter who mowed the grass, was admired on social media.

Stephen Weeks Sr collapsed in the garden as he mowed the lawn, with wife Jo Ann fearing he & # 39; dead & # 39; used to be
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Stephen Weeks Sr collapsed in the garden as he mowed the lawn, with wife Jo Ann fearing he & # 39; dead & # 39; used to be

Before being taken to the hospital, he brutally joked that firefighters could mow his lawn - he didn't know, they'd do it

Before being taken to the hospital, he brutally joked that firefighters could mow his lawn - he didn't know, they'd do it

After fainting while mowing the lawn, Stephen Weeks Sr. joked that firefighters should finish the lawn – he didn't know they would do it

Firefighter Erik Olson helped the elderly couple finish the lawn

Firefighter Erik Olson helped the elderly couple finish the lawn

Firefighter Erik Olson helped the elderly couple finish the lawn

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Erik said: & # 39; I just looked around and saw the lawn mower sitting there and maybe a six-foot piece that he had started mowing and I thought this was a chance to help a member of the community.

& # 39; If you see an opportunity to make a difference for someone who takes it. & # 39;

The fire brigade praised the generous act of their crew online

The fire brigade praised the generous act of their crew online

The fire brigade praised the generous act of their crew online

The garden where Stephen Weeks Sr. fainted while mowing the lawn

The garden where Stephen Weeks Sr. fainted while mowing the lawn

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The garden where Stephen Weeks Sr. fainted while mowing the lawn

Gresham Firefighters responded to the incident on Twitter last week.

They said: & # 39; An elderly patient fainted when mowing the lawn.

& # 39; After the patient ensured that the patient was well cared for and transported to the hospital, Gresham firefighters at Motor 72 continued to ensure that the work was done!

& # 39; Well done by this crew that offers excellent customer service. & # 39;

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