Zoneton Fire Protection rescues 2 deer from flooded basement
The deer were trapped in about three feet of water
SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Zoneton Fire Protection District rescued two trapped deer from a flooded basement under construction on Sunday.
Around 1 p.m., the ZFPD was dispatched to a house under construction on New Christman Lane, off of Zoneton Road.
Two deer were stuck in the foundation of a basement, in about three feet of water.
Firefighters got down into the water and were able to get the deer out safely within about 20 minutes, the ZFPD said.
A video of the scene showed a deer being carefully wrapped in a tarp and carried to safety, then running off in the direction of the nearby woods.
Both deer were rescued safely, and did not appear to have any injuries.
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