IN firefighters surprise fire victim with brand new bicycle

IN firefighters surprise fire victim with brand new bicycle
Firefighters invited the boy to the fire house to cheer him up, and surprised him with a new bike. (Source: New Albany Fire Dept./Facebook)

NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - A little boy in New Albany was devastated when his family’s garage burned, destroying everything inside -- including his brand new bicycle.

Firefighters who responded to his house put out the fire quickly, but it was a total loss.

Turns out, the bicycle was so new, the boy hadn’t even gotten to ride it yet. When firefighters saw how sad the boy was, and jumped into action, a post from the department said.

The New Albany Fire Department surprised the boy with a new bicycle, the post said. Firefighters pitched in to buy the bike with their own money.

The boy also got a Nerf gun and a tour of the fire station.

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