A group of Georgia firefighters went above and beyond the call of duty.

Don Pruitt was given a Georgia state flag nearly 50 years ago before he headed overseas to fight in the Vietnam War.

On Wednesday, Pruitt, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, nearly lost that special flag when his Bartow County house caught fire during a storm.  

Firefighters battling the flames went back into the Army veteran's home to save the flag. They also saved his medication that he desperately needed. 

Neighbors in his community have setup a GoFundMe page to help Pruitt and his family rebuild the home.

Check out the GoFundMe page here

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