Dubai’s firefighters help pull off a rather special marriage proposal

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Here’s a heartwarming story to settle you into the weekend

From lavish hotels to award-winning restaurants, Dubai has no shortage of places to pull off the perfect marriage proposal.

However, one Dubai resident decided to think outside the box, enlisting the help of the firefighters at the Emirates Civil Defence Martyr’s Station when getting down on one knee.

في بادرة جميلة هي الاولى من نوعها استضاف مركز دفاع مدني شهداء الإمارات حفل خطوبة لعروسين أقاما حفل خطوبتهما في المركز حيث قام الشاب بارتداء ملابس رجال الإطفاء ليعبر لعروسته عن استعداده لتخطي كافة الصعاب ويعتبر هذا الحفل من المبادرات المجتمعية التي تقوم بها مراكز الدفاع المدني في دبي حرصا منها على إسعاد المجتمع . In a beautiful gesture first if its kind Emirates Martyrs fire station hosted engagement party Of a couple who decided to celebrate their event in fire station.The fiance donned firefighter uniform to assure his fiancee of his readiness to overcome any challenges they might face in life journey.This act comes within fire stations community initiatives. @thetwohungrynomads #الدفاع_المدني_دبي #سلامتكم_سعادتنا #الإمارات_العربية_المتحدة #دبي #خطوبة #الخدمة_المجتمعية #Dubai_Civil_Defence #dcd997 #UAE #Dubai #DXB #2017

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Both the firefighters and the happy couple took to Instagram to share photos of the event, with the fiancee noting “Her obsession with firetrucks made me decide exactly how I wanted to make this happen.”

While not actually a firefighter himself, the Dubai Civil Defence’s Instagram post mentioned that the man chose to dress up in a regulation uniform, “to assure his fiancee of his readiness to over come any challenges they might face in life [sic] journey.” D’aww.

The posts have since gone viral, with the couple appearing on this morning’s The Kris Fade Show on Virgin Radio to talk about how the proposal went down.

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