Man driving by calls for help after fire sparks in Golden Gate Estates backyard

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. – A fire started in the backyard of a Golden Gate Estates home on Wednesday.

A man driving by in his work vehicle pulled over and tried to ring the doorbell to alert the homeowners. The stranger then called for help.

Firefighters arrived at the home off 9th Street SW and quickly put the fire out.

The homeowners posted a picture of the man from their Ring Camera on Facebook in an attempt to thank the man.

Someone recognized him and passed on his information. The homeowners thanked the man over the phone for his kindness to pull over and call for help.