6-Year-Old Boy Calls 911 to Say 'I Don't Know What's Happening to My Grandma.' He Ended Up Saving Her Life(4 photos)

Orange County Fire Rescue presented James Garcia with the Young Hero Award on Sunday "for his heroic actions" earlier this month.

The local fire department in Florida has recognized a kindergartener for his contribution to saving his grandmother's life earlier this month.

On November 4, "when she experienced a medical emergency," James Garcia was at home with his grandmother Rosa, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

James reportedly added, "I heard a bumping sound and that was my grandma falling," according to NBC station WESH.

The 6-year-old, who was being watched at the time, reportedly swiftly contacted 911 on a phone, according to FOX affiliate WOFL and CBS affiliate WKMG-TV.

James heroically "stayed on the line with dispatch until help arrived," according to officials.

James informed dispatch during the call, "I don't know what's happening to my grandma... I'm scared," according to reports.

According to WESH, Nicholas Wilson was the first rescuer to confront James when they arrived at the Orange County residence. "Surprising to see a little man" answer the door, he remarked.

He told the broadcaster, "They said there was somebody there helping grandma, and I didn't realize he was so young."

James can be heard directing emergency personnel to his grandmother's room, which is likely where the medical incident had place, in the 911 call that WOFL was able to get. A paramedic can be heard praising the youngster, "Good job, buddy!" once she is located.

James was presented with the Young Hero Award by Orange County Fire Rescue at Station 58 on Sunday, November 4, "for his heroic actions."

During the special ceremony, James clutched a unique plaque while he and his grandma posed for a picture in front of an ambulance. Rosa described James as her "number one" to WOFL.

"If I loved him before, you have no idea how much I do now," she stated to WESH.

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