Firefighters rush to deliver pizza after delivery driver was involved in crash
The West Henrietta Fire Department has done it all. Firefighters saved a pizza delivery guy and even managed to complete his delivery.
Engine 642 of the Henrietta Fire District, in West Henrietta, attended to an accident situation on Saturday afternoon, in a which a pizza delivery employee was injured.
The department shared the story of their firefighters via their Facebook account. The delivery employee was on his motor vehicle on John Street and was only a few houses away from his customer.
The department ensured that the patient was medically cared for, loaded in an ambulance and dispatched to a hospital. They later decided to finish his pizza delivery as well.
Although the employee wasn't seriously injured, the firefighters wanted to ensure the customer received their order.
Their team's motto has been to go above and beyond to help serve their community in whatever way required, even if it was delivering pizza. Read more about the Henrietta Fire Department on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.
The Department's Lieutenant Jared Guhl said that his team did not want the pizza to go waste. He claimed that the employee's injuries were minor and that he let him know that the fire department would finish his delivery for him.
In an interview with WROC-TV, the Lieutenant also hoped that the employee would get his due tip for completing the delivery.
The department quoted and made a funny play on DiGiorno frozen pizza's tagline "If it is not delivery, its Di...Fire Dept?!" The photos of the fire department team have been going viral since.
After the firefighters delivered the pizza to its customer, they also thanked him for deciding to order.
Lieutenant Jared said that a lot of the new residents didn't know their way around the kitchen and it is common for them to set off fire alarms as a result of burning their food.