Grand Strand first responders deliver baby during peak of winter storm

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - First responders from Horry County Fire Rescue and North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue responded to a childbirth call around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

News13's Abbey O'Brien was on the fire engine as firefighters got the mother, who was in her car at the time, into an ambulance and to the hospital.

Horry County Fire Rescue gave an update in a tweet saying, "In the middle of all of today's madness, there is a bright spot. Congratulations to the team of firefighters from Horry County Fire Rescue and North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue as they delivered a healthy baby boy at the peak of the snow storm. Everyone is doing well."

The tweet ended with #FutureFirefighter. Abbey was able to catch up with the new mother on Thursday, and an update can be found here:  ‘Completely caught off guard,' mother tells story of giving birth in ambulance during winter storm


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