Deer rescued from trench by firefighters

Sarita Chahar
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

The deer was saved with the help of a local resident, forest department officials and firefighters at 8:30 pm on Dukkar Khind Road. Locals had informed the forest department of the incident.

Pune: A deer was rescued by firefighters in Warje Malwadi on Sunday after it fell into a 25 feet deep trench. 

The deer was saved with the help of a local resident, forest department officials and firefighters at 8:30 pm on Dukkar Khind Road. Locals had informed the forest department of the incident.

“Initially, the deer was scared and running away from the net. But later, it was rescued,” said the officials. Santosh Bhilare from the Fire Brigade team told  Sakal Times, “We received a call from local residents that a deer has fallen into a trench. He must have come from the nearby Warje forest and pigs were chasing him and it fell into the trench. The trench was huge and contains many big stones, grass and water. He has received minor injuries and has been taken to veterinary doctors in Katraj Zoological Park. Once it is fine, the forest department will release it in the forest.” 

Driver Bharat Bhujwal, Rohit Das Dhudhade, Sunil Diwadkar, Bharat Gogawale, Bharat Pawar and Santosh Bhilare were part of the rescue team.

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