CHARLTON (CBS) – A Charlton girl got a special trip to school as she returned to the classroom after being gone for over a year while she was battling cancer.

A young girl named Arielle received a ride to school in a fire truck on her first day back after a year of cancer treatment. (Image Credit: Charlton Fire Department)

Arielle, Heritage School student, was given a ride on Tuesday with the Charlton Fire Department. Her brother Josh also came along for the ride.

Firefighters with Arielle and her brother Josh. (Image Credit: Charlton Fire Department)

Firefighters thanked the Charlton Police Department for making the special day possible.