Toledo Fire reunites mother duck with her ducklings

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A mother and her children were reunited Monday morning thanks to the quick action of Toledo Fire & Rescue personnel.

Motor 25 responded to the corner of Berdan and Maxwell, where a mother duck was upset and her six ducklings were stuck in a storm sewer. A neighbor gave the firefighters a lacrosse stick, which shoveled the ducklings out of the sewer.

According to a TFRD social media post, mom and babies were last seen waddling into an area that luckily had no sewers.

A wet and gloomy morning became much brighter for the crew from Station 25 as they responded to a rescue on the corner of Berdan & Maxwell. Upon arrival, the crew of E25 found a distraught mother (duck) whose little ducklings had found their way into a storm drain. pic.twitter.com/RP2sPxuDMB

– Toledo Fire & Rescue (@ToledoFire) May 3, 2021

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