VIDEO: See how this Salisbury firefighter used a photo shoot to give the ultimate surprise proposal

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A Salisbury, North Carolina firefighter took the opportunity to turn a holiday photo shoot into the surprise of a lifetime.

Austin Butler told FOX 46 Charlotte he popped the question to his lady, Kayla, this Saturday on Dec. 17 saying, "This has been the best Christmas of my life!"

Kayla's mother recorded the heartwarming moment on her phone.

"I did the best I could to make her day special and it turned out great," Austin said.

Watch the proposal below: