MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s not too often a teenager would look forward to an escort home by fire fighters, but that was not the case Saturday.

Donovan Bohn underwent a complicated surgery on Monday to correct a severe curvature in his spine. The surgery was a huge success and Donovan got to go home.

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But it was far from a typical departure from the hospital.

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His hometown fire department in Linwood Township heard his story and gave him a ride home in style. They brought their big red fire engine to Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul to bring him home.

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Donovan’s family said they were honored by the gesture.