A Duck in Need: DC Fire and EMS Rescues Ducklings From Storm Drain

WASHINGTON — With the mother duck nearby, a D.C. Fire and EMS crew pulled out eight ducklings from a storm drain in Southwest D.C. Monday afternoon.

In a joint effort including D.C. police, animal control and the Water and Sewer Authority, the rescue of the distressed ducklings took place around 12th Street and Maine Avenue Southwest.

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There was an initial attempt to remove the drain cover, but in the end, a net was used to pull the ducklings up.

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Finally, the ducklings were released, and they waddled quickly back to their mother.

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