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Fire crews rescue 4-day-old fawn from storm drain

(PHOTO: Video/Kristen H.) (PHOTO: Video/Kristen H.)
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DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

Deerfield Township fire crews were called to an out-of-the-ordinary mission Saturday. 

A 4-day-old fawn was trapped after falling through the gate of a neighborhood storm drain. 

Families gathered around along the curb to watch as the fire and rescue team worked to save the small animal. 

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The rescue involved lifting the grate so crew members could lure the fawn to one side, where two men used a plastic rake to life the baby deer up to street level. 

The deer ran around in excitement in the front yard of a home on Country Hill Court.

Officials then took the deer to the backyard, where its mother was last seen, in hopes that the two could reunite.  

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