Footage shows a firefighter proposing to his girlfriend - at his pass out parade

Heartwarming footage shows the moment when a newly qualified firefighter proposed to his stunned girlfriend - at his pass-out parade. The video revealed how recent recruit James was called forward during the ceremony and then got down on one knee in front of his shocked partner, Melissa. And when he pulled a ring out of his pocket, the crowd of roughly 100 onlookers let out gasps before applauding the happy couple. James received a kiss from Melissa after she said yes' and then returned to stand with his clapping colleagues from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue. A spokesperson from the service said of the proposal on Thursday (April 25): "We managed to capture a VERY special moment at our new recruits pass out parade today." "Congratulations to James and Melissa!! Certainly one way to start your new career." Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue said the couple did not want their full names or other personal information to be included in the story. This footage is being managed exclusively by Newsflare. To license this video email or call: +44 (0) 203 937 6280 Clip ID: 642596 Subscribe to NewsflareBreaking: Facebook Twitter Register now to upload your videos Visit to find out more.