Pleasanton Firefighters Rescue Trapped Fawn From Iron Gate - NBC Bay Area
East Bay

East Bay

The latest news from around the East Bay

Pleasanton Firefighters Rescue Trapped Fawn From Iron Gate



    5 Stylish Home Updates That Make the Biggest Difference
    Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department
    Crews rescue a fawn from a Pleasanton fence.

    Firefighters in Pleasanton on Friday were able to help release a fawn that had gotten trapped in an iron fence.

    Firefighters with the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department responded Friday at 9:52 a.m. to Twelve Oaks Drive on a report the fawn had been trapped in the fence for at least four hours.

    Firefighters and Pleasanton police officers used air bags primarily used for heavy lifting during rescue operations to spread the fence bars far enough apart to free the fawn.

    After about five minutes, crews were able to free the fawn.

    The animal ran off after being freed.

    Witnesses reported the fawn's mother was seen earlier standing by the trapped fawn.

    Get the latest from NBC Bay Area anywhere, anytime
    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android