MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FOX 13) - A firefighter in South Florida pushed an elderly man's electric wheelchair home after it broke down.
Miami Beach Fire Rescue said one of their rookie firefighters spotted the man stranded in the South Beach area.
"With no power to his chair, the only option left was for Rookie Firefighter Bishop to walk him back home," the agency wrote on Twitter.
The man made it home safely, and firefighters said his wheelchair is "fully functional" again.
Commenters thanked the department for coming to the man's rescue.
"This is what America is about," one person replied.
We spotted an elderly citizen whose wheelchair broke down in South Beach. With no power to his chair, the only option left was for Rookie Firefighter Bishop to walk him back home.— Miami Beach Fire (@MiamiBeachFire) June 4, 2019
Happy to say he made it back safely & his wheelchair is fully functional again! pic.twitter.com/BlfmeLqfe1