MAUMELLE, Ark. — A local fire chief is being called a hero after giving away one of his kidneys to help save a teenage girl’s life.
A girl he had never met before.
Fire Chief Gerald Ezell of the Maumelle Fire Department just returned from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota where he underwent a kidney donor surgery.
18-year-old Sydney is still recovering at the Mayo Clinic tonight, but she is expected to make a full recovery.
As for Chief Ezell, he is already back at work.