The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) honored Luke Clack, age 7, by making him an honorary firefighter for the day. During a McTown Klownz performance at Reuben Johnson Elementary for his ability to remain calm during an emergency and for calling 911 for assistance.
On the afternoon of Sept. 12, Luke was with his parents, Jason and Leslie Clack, in their family vehicle when his mother began having a seizure. Luke called 911 and notified the emergency dispatcher of the medical emergency and their location.
“I was trying to assist Leslie and move the vehicle to the side of the road, so it was really important that Luke stay calm and call 911,” said Jason Clack. “Luke, kept his cool during the whole situation and we are so proud of him.”
“We are honored to recognize Luke’s act of bravery in what must have been a very traumatic moment for the family,” said Captain Pieter Wasserman.