Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Once Again Firefighters Come to the Rescue

Easton, MD volunteer firefighter Brett Cover holds a large pet rabbit injured Tuesday afternoon in a fire. The rabbit was given oxygen at the scene and taken to a St. Michaels, MD veterinarian for treatment. The rabbit's cage was next to a barn-like structure engulfed in flames.  The bunny was treated using an oxygen mask designed for animals which are now becoming common as fire rescue equipment.  The bunny has several injuries and is in critical condition.  Why the rabbit was housed next to the building remains a mystery as well as who is responsible for the rabbit.  No one had claimed the rabbit as of last night. However, once the rabbit is recovered it will be taken to the Talbot Humane Society. I'd say those firefighters deserve a paws up for this "hare"raising rescue. (Photo credit: Erin Fluharty) Read article