How One Little Boy’s Visit To A New York Fire Station Changed Their Lives Forever

A Normal Workday Became Unsual

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In 2016, Grismer responded to a situation at the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House offers families a place to stay near hospitals, without hotel or food costs. Grismer’s team arrived at the building to put out a small kitchen fire.

Grismer knew that he would encounter kids there, and many children loved talking to firefighters. But nobody loved them more than the mysterious three-year-old boy who ran up to Grismer on the job.