SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – Firefighters rescued a deer Sunday that was trapped in a canal in Sacramento County.
At around 12:29 p.m., someone reported the deer in the canal at Folsom South Canal near Tributary Crossing Drive. Firefighters responded to the call and were able to save the deer from drowning.READ MORE: Folsom Ice Skating Rink Reopens After Weeks Of Delays
Firefighters say the deer was tired from constantly swimming and couldn’t get up the steep sides of the canal.READ MORE: 'AMEND Changed My Life': Program For African American Students Offers Path To Success
After firefighters arrived on the scene, it took them about 10 minutes to rescue the animal.
He had to rescue for a minute before heading off.
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Metro Fire responded for a deer in the canal at Tributary and Gold Canal. The deer was successfully rescued and unharmed. He had completely given up, and had to relax for a minute with his rescuers once out of the water… pic.twitter.com/RIPuWu1MhP
— Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) November 8, 2021