Westerly first responders go above their duty

Photo: Dunn's Corners Fire Department

WESTERLY, R.I. (WPRI) – Members of the Dunn’s Corner fire department in Westerly went above and beyond their job for one town resident Friday.

After responding to an emergency medical call Friday afternoon, and treating the patient in need of assistance, fire officials and a Westerly ambulance medic finished the yard work the homeowner had begun before their emergency.

At the time of this writing, their Facebook post about the good deed had been liked over 600 times, and shared by over 200 people.

Thank you to First Lieutenant Jeff Thomas for sharing this story and picture with Eyewitness News.