Santa Ana: Firefighters Rescue Kitten From Brick Wall

05.26.2017 | 9:15 PM | SANTA ANA – Responding to a “meow,” firefighters used power tools to extricate a kitten that had fallen into the void of a cinder block wall, Friday night.

At approximately 9:15 PM Friday night, the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) responded to a reported stuck cat in the 4500 block of West Posey Street.

Crews arriving on scene found a small kitten had fallen into an open cell of a cinder block wall, becoming stuck.

Firefighters used power tools and a sledgehammer to open a hole in the wall, rescuing the trapped kitten.

The kitten is believed to be a stray and the Santa Ana Police Department is working along with the OCFA to find a temporary home and veterinary care for the animal.

A fifteen-year-old girl and her brother are credited with contacting authorities to ensure the kitten’s safe rescue.

Miles Madison

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