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Firefighters finish lawn work for family after husband's heart attack

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PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -

On top of performing life-saving measures, some Florida Firefighters & EMT's went above and beyond and stuck around for some old-fashioned yard labor.

According to a viral Facebook post, a woman said her husband Gene had a massive heart attack while working on a sod project with her brother-in-law.

Melissa Work said her husband had been stressing because of a potential HOA fine date for the lawn was approaching. Even in the midst of a heart attack, he was concerned about the lawn getting done and the sod not going to waste.

Emergency crews in Pasco County arrived to take the Works to the hospital.

Meanwhile, the brother-in-law stuck around to watch his 2-year-old daughter and finish the lawn work alone. Not for long however.

As he got back to laying the sod, he got confused as he heard trucks driving back down the road, and fire trucks and ambulances pulled up.

Seven firefighters and EMT's jumped out, put on gloves and offered help. Knowing of Gene's concerns with the sod dying while knowing Gene wouldn't be able to do much physical work for a few weeks, they joined in and finished the lawn with the brother-in-law.

The post has gone viral with over 50,000 reactions, over 30,000 shares and hundreds of comments as of Monday evening as Melissa Work wants to try and track the men down to honor them.

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