'Fawn-tastic rescue!': Fire crews rescue young deer stuck in drainage ditch

A mule deer, who got stuck in a drainage culvert, was freed thanks to a South Dakota fire crew.

First responders in Rapid City freed the animal on September 26. 

They posted video on Facebook showing crews coaxing the fawn into their arms with a blanket and carrying it to drier land.

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"The mama deer was watching from nearby, and they were reunited," the department wrote on Facebook. "You could say it was a fawn-tastic rescue!" they said in the post.

Storyful contributed to this story. This story was reported from Los Angeles.