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Firefighter does good deed for 10-year-old whose bike was stolen

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Brandon with his new bike Brandon with his new bike
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

A Pasco firefighter who lives in the Spokane Valley saw a local kid had his bike stolen last week. Knowing how it feels to have things stolen, he decided to help because he says it was the right thing to do.

After getting an ATV and generator stolen from his Spokane Valley home over the last few months, Grant Williams joined a Facebook group hoping to find them. That's when he saw a post about a 10-year-old boy named Brandon that had his bike stolen.

"I don't even really know what it was about it. Those pictures just got to me and I wanted to help," Grant said.

He contacted Brandon's mom and told her that he would like to buy him a new bike.

"I know how I felt when my things were stolen. It just bummed me out."

Online, Grant was able to find and order a bike just like the one that was stolen, surprising Brandon with it last week.

"I just felt good. He was shy but happy about the whole thing."

On Friday, Brandon's mom wrote this note about her new favorite firefighter on Facebook:

"Thank you Grant for helping me remember that there are still amazing people out there who care about making kiddos smile. This is Brandon, with his new bike just now, happiest kid around."

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