6-Year-Old Saves Grandmother Who Had Medical Emergency By Calling Police, Honoured by Fire Service

6-Year-Old Saves Grandmother Who Had Medical Emergency By Calling Police, Honoured by Fire Service

  • James Garcia has been honoured by the Orange County Fire Rescue for his swift actions that helped save his grandmother's life
  • On November 4, James was at home with his grandmother, Rosa, when she suddenly experienced a medical crisis
  • Hearing a concerning noise, James discovered his grandma had fallen and immediately dialled 911, saying he did not know what had happened

A six-year-old Florida kindergartener, James Garcia, has been recognised for his extraordinary bravery and quick thinking that helped save his grandmother's life earlier this month.

James Garcia poses with members of Orange County Fire Rescue. Photo: Orange County Fire Rescue Department.
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Why was the boy honoured?

The Orange County Fire Rescue in America honoured James with the Young Hero Award at Station 58 for his heroic actions on November 4.

According to a report by People, the incident unfolded when James was at home with his grandmother, Rosa, and she experienced a sudden medical emergency.

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James, being babysat at the time, heard a disturbing noise and discovered that his grandmother had fallen.

Without hesitation, the young hero grabbed the phone and dialled 911, ensuring swift action.

"I heard a bumping sound and that was my grandma falling," James recounted as reported by NBC affiliate WESH.

First responders shocked to find a boy

In the heart-wrenching 911 call, the six-year-old expressed his fear and confusion, staying on the line with dispatch until help arrived.

Nicholas Wilson, a member of the rescue team, was surprised to find a young boy answering the door when they reached the Orange County home.

"They said there was somebody there helping grandma. I did not realise he was so young," Wilson recalled.

In the 911 call obtained by FOX affiliate WOFL, James guided first responders to his grandmother's room, where the medical episode had taken place.

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A paramedic praised the young hero, saying, "Good job, buddy!"

Special photo opportunity

The culmination of this heartwarming story occurred on Sunday, November 19, when James received the Young Hero Award from Orange County Fire Rescue at Station 58.

The ceremony included a unique photo opportunity with James holding a plaque alongside his grateful grandmother in front of an ambulance.

Rosa expressed her overwhelming love and gratitude, stating,

"If I loved him before, you have no idea how much I do now."

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