St. Tammany firefighters rescue kittens in flood

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St. Tammany Firefighters Austin McQuilkin and Craig Crockett seen here with one of the rescued the kittens. SOURCE: St. Tammany Fire District No. 3

ACOMBE, La. (WDSU) –

St. Tammany firefighters received a call Saturday from a woman in Lacombe, Louisiana, who requested a flood rescue for her new kittens.

According to ‎St. Tammany Fire District No. 3 Fire Chief Patrick Sicard, Austin McQuilkin and Craig Crockett responded to the scene, where they found the owner’s yard submerged in about one foot of water.Advertisement

Photos captured during the rescue show McQuilkin and Crockett approaching the property, finding the kittens and safely returning them to their owner.

St. Tammany Fire District No. 3
St. Tammany Firefighters Austin McQuilkin and Craig Crockett rescuing the kittens. 

All is well with the kittens and there is widespread relief that the effects of Barry weren’t more severe.

Sicard said there were no (human) rescues, evacuations or wind damage reported in his district.

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