Firefighters save tiny barn owl from California wildfires

A small act of kindness could mean the whole world for someone found in desperate need of help.

Even the Californian firefighters are heroically trying to stop the blaze that rage the state since months now, apparently their mission doesn’t stop here. The brave men and women also try to help and save every life they can. This time, A crew with the Orange County Fire Authority came across a helpless owl while battling the Silverado Fire.

The things looked far from good for the tiny creature as its wings got burned during the massive blaze. Find alone and unable to fly, it could only got worst for the barn owl. But thankfully its salvation came from the brave firefighters. “Poor guy,” a firefighter says in the video. “We’ll get you some help, buddy.”

In a short video release by the Fire Department, the poor little creature can be seen relieved in the lap of a first responder. Once it was out of any danger, the crew transferred it to the Serrano Animal and Bird Hospital. “He’s safe and sound and currently with animal control,” Orange County Fire Authority later wrote.


Thankfully, the vets here said it only has a few minor wounds and it will soon be recovered. “We will have to hold onto him for a number of months until he molts new feathers,” they said. “Once he gets new feathers, he will be able to be released.”

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