Firefighters stop on highway to give shoes to barefoot, homeless man

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A homeless man has a new pair of shoes, thanks to a group of firefighters.

The Riverside Fire Department in California was on its way back from a training and noticed an older homeless man walking very slowly on the side of a highway overpass.

The man had no shoes, so firefighters pulled over their fire engine and helped the man. Firefighter David Gilstrap offered his tennis shoes, and another firefighter helped the man put them on and offered him some water.

Engine 6-C assist elderly homeless gentleman with tennis shoes.Engine 6-C was returning from training and noticed a...

Posted by City of Riverside Fire Department on Thursday, January 14, 2016