Baby born on I-84 in Morgan, firefighters help cut umbilical cord


MT. GREEN, Utah (ABC4) – Mountain Green Firefighters rushed over to I-84 on reports of a mother immediately going into labor Friday morning.

At 4:29 a.m., Fire deputies arrived at the scene near a rest area on I-84 and were unexpectedly greeted by a bouncing newborn baby!

Firefighters then quickly warmed the child and even joined the father of the baby in cutting the umbilical cord.

“It was a joyous event,” shares Mountain Green Fire Chief Brian Brendel.

The family was transported to the hospital and is reported to be in great condition.

It was a ‘happy’ report and a pleasant change in usual calls, the fire department adds.

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