Firefighter proposes to his girlfriend at his pass-out parade in touching video

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Watch as a crowd of around 100 onlookers gasped and cheered as James made the proposal.

Touching video footage shows the moment a newly-qualified firefighter proposed to his girlfriend at his pass-out parade.

Recent recruit James is called forward from a row of firefighters during the ceremony. He walks over to where his partner Melissa is sitting, gets down on one knee and pulls a ring from his pocket.

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After Melissa said ‘yes’, the newly-engaged couple shared a kiss. James returned to his Greater Manchester Fire and rescue colleagues as they applauded the couple.

Firefighter proposes to his girlfriend at his pass-out parade.Firefighter proposes to his girlfriend at his pass-out parade.
Firefighter proposes to his girlfriend at his pass-out parade. | Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

On April 25, a spokesperson from the service said: “We managed to capture a VERY special moment at our new recruits' pass out parade today. Congratulations to James and Melissa!! Certainly one way to start your new career.”

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