LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – They did not have to, but West Metro Fire Rescue firefighters picked up where one homeowner accidentally left off.

A resident of the Ken Caryl neighborhood was hanging his Christmas lights Friday when fell from a ladder, according to a WMFR Facebook post.

(credit: Facebook/West Metro Fire Rescue)

Glenn Elvenholl broke his leg and dislocated his ankle as a result.

After loading Elvenholl into an ambulance, Engine 13’s crew hung around and hanged Elvenholl’s lights.

(credit: Facebook: West Metro Fire Rescue)

“Glenn’s wife Sandy sent us these pictures,” WMFR’s post states, “along with her thanks.”