Firefighters called to at-home delivery, then shoveled the families driveway

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Firefighters called to an at-home delivery, stick around to shovel snow.

A fire department in Iowa went above and beyond as a family welcomed a new addition on Monday.

According to a Facebook post, Cedar Rapids Fire Department assisted in delivering a baby at a home Monday morning. Three firefighters from the engine crew attended to the patient as they welcomed a baby boy.

On top of that, during a brutal cold stretch in the Midwest, two more firefighters responded to the scene in their personal vehicles and shoveled the family's driveway.

"The weather is cold, but this should warm your heart!" the department said in the post.

According to KGAN, the family had been sent home from the hospital prior to going into labor. While first responders arrived quickly, Scotty Abram had to spring into doctor mode for his wife Cassy.

"I was delivering a baby the next minute, and then the fire department showed up and they were calm, cool and collected," said Abram.

A responding firefighter said they noticed a lot of snow in the driveway, before requesting additional units to help, and some firefighters came in during a shift change to shovel some of the fresh snow from the driveway.

"We do anything we can do to help the individuals that need help," the firefighter said.
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