PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – A Plano firefighter decided to take his job one step further after responding to help a 90-year-old man who collapsed while in his backyard.

Plano firefighter Rance Pringle finished up the resident’s yard work Friday while other firefighters aided the elderly man inside his home.

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“Just help someone. If you see someone in need or if they need help if they’re having a bad day, just try to be a bright spot on someone’s day. It doesn’t take much effort. It’s pretty easy. I think just the effort alone… makes all the difference in the world,” said Pringle.

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Pringle said it took him about five minutes to finish up the yard work for the man.