Firefighters Commended for Cat Rescue

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SPARKS, NV - The Nevada Humane Society has awarded the Sparks Fire Department for helping with a cat rescue. Monday, June 30, 2014, NHS held a ceremony to say thank you.

Thursday, June 12, 2014, Sparks firefighters responded to a report of a cat stuck in a chimney vent for several days.

Snoopy the cat made access through a small ash door at the base of the chimney and became wedged.

Crews were able to gain access to a crawl space under the home to get to the chimney area.

Eventually, firefighters were able to remove Snoopy and return the cat to the owners in good condition.


photo courtesy Sparks Fire Dept.
photo courtesy Sparks Fire Dept.
photo courtesy Sparks Fire Dept.



 
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