Baby born in parking lot celebrates birthday with paramedics who delivered him

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(Photo: Courtesy Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department)

(Photo: Courtesy Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department)

VINTON, Va. (WFXR) — Two members of the Vinton Volunteer First Aid Crew celebrated a special day with a one-year-old boy and his family on Sunday.

According to a Facebook post from the Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department, J.J. Wingfield’s mother ended up giving birth to her son at a Kroger in Vinton on Jan. 19, 2019.

Vinton Volunteer First Aid Crew Chief Wayne Guffey and firefighting paramedic Kelly Stoots were part of the crew that helped deliver J.J. in the Kroger parking lot.

In honor of his first birthday, J.J. and his family reunited with Guffey and Stoots in the same Kroger parking lot where J.J. was born.


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