Firefighters finish putting up Christmas lights after person falls off ladder

The crew from a Fairfax County Fire Station helped a woman who fell off of a ladder while she was hanging up Christmas lights. As photojournalist James Hash shows us, the elves came back to finish the job the woman started.

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA. (WUSA9) - Firefighters jumped into action and jumped into the holiday spirit after a person was injured while putting up Christmas lights outside their Virginia home. 

Over the weekend, fire crews responded to the home where the victim was injured. The person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  

After the person was taken to the hospital, officials said firefighters from Tower Ladder 440 decided to finish putting up the Christmas lights. Officials say they did not want the patient and family to worry about trying to finish getting their Christmas lights up.

Happy holidays to the family and the fire crew! 


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