Good Samaritan pays for fire station's groceries

- A fire station in Hillsborough County got a nice surprise last week. 

It was an average day for Engine 13-A on Friday. The firefighters were doing some grocery shopping at a Citrus Park Publix store. But as they were in line to check out, they received a call. The firefighters had to leave their groceries in order to rush to the scene.

Later, they finished the call and returned to the store to pay for their purchase, but someone beat them to it. An anonymous Good Samaritan paid their grocery bill, and even left a note on the receipt. 

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue shared a photo of the receipt on social media, saying, "We are honored to serve the citizens of Hillsborough County everyday, but we are thankful for these unexpected moments from the citizens we serve." 

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