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Heroic Deer Rescue (Includes Video)

 

One morning this past May, a resident of Bush Prairie, Washington noticed something strange happening outside– a deer wasn’t leaving his yard and she seemed to be frantically concentrating on the rocks and boulders that form a wall along the property line.

When he and his neighbors went out to investigate, they heard the sounds of a fawn crying. The poor creature had somehow gotten itself trapped in the gaps of the rocks.

But luckily, the local fire department came to the rescue! After moving the heavy boulders out of the way with Jaws of Life, the fawn was reunited with its mother!

Watch this video of the Clark County fire department’s heroic rescue of the fawn:

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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11:39AM PDT on Aug 12, 2012

Ya gotta love firefighters- saving the fawn with the Jaws of life! Good job! And the mama deer was so brave to stick around with so many people standing around...

4:32PM PDT on May 21, 2012

What heros and a wonderful mother. Best of luck to the cute fawn.

9:12AM PDT on May 16, 2012

Good job guys!

5:26PM PDT on May 12, 2012

Thanks for sharing and thanks to all who helped that day and care because they chose to. Hero's.

12:53PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Great video! Thanks for posting!

11:00PM PDT on May 9, 2012

wonderful firemen full of concern and respect for life

7:16PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Great fire department!

5:53PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Congratulations to the Bush Prairie Fire Dept.---you guys are truly awesome--big kudos to you!!

3:17PM PDT on May 8, 2012

This makes me happy, so much better than the dog playing with a fawn. No worries here nomore

5:02PM PDT on May 3, 2012

Awe! that was beautiful....

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