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.