CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y-It was August of 2012 when the Southline Volunteer Fire Company was forced to put their training to the test.

One of their own, Keith Broad, happened to be working on a construction site when a concrete saw he was using jammed, kicked up in the air, and dived straight into his chest, sustaining a life threatening injury.

Watch the story above to find out how his life was saved and the honor the company received.