03/02/2012 02:38 pm ET

Brady McHale, Teen Firefighter Asks Classmate To Prom Atop Ladder

If you heard a dull roar emanating from Lower Merion High School on Tuesday, it may have been the collective grumblings of all the senior guys who aren't Brady McHale.

That's because McHale, a volunteer in the Gladwyne Fire Company, set the prom-invitation bar pretty high, standing atop a ladder truck Tuesday outside an LMHS window to show fellow senior Franny deMuzio a sign reading, "Franny—Prom???????"

Click here to read the rest of the story on Patch.com - and see what she said!