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Video: Deer Rescued From Canal Road Well

Video courtesy of Chris Ziobro from the Franklin Township Office of Fire Prevention.

A deer that had fallen into an unused well on Canal Road was rescued by township emergency responders on June 17.

The deer fell into the 6-foot-deep well at about 3 p.m., according to a press release on the incident from township police. Police officers, animal control officers from the Franklin Township Animal Shelter and fire fighters from Franklin Park, Griggstown, Little Rocky Hill and the Franklin Township Office of Fire Prevention responded to the call for a rescue, according to the release.

Using ropes and snares, the rescuers were able to get the deer out of the well after about 45 minutes, according to the release. The deer appeared to be unharmed and ran into a wooded area near the home, according to the release.

 

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