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

(PHOTO: Kristen H./Provided)
(PHOTO: Kristen H./Provided)

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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