A wild scene had a happy ending in Rockland County, NY when local police officers received a report of a deer stuck in a fence.

While the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) generally handles the task of helping stuck or injured animals, local police officers are more than willing to lend a helping hand.

Town of Ramapo Police Department via Facebook
Town of Ramapo Police Department via Facebook

Deer Stuck in Fence in Rockland County, NY

"The Ramapo Police Department (RPD) received a call this morning about a deer that was trapped in a fence. Our officers quickly responded to the scene and found the deer struggling to break free" began a post from the Town of Ramapo Police Department. The video below shows exactly how distressed the animal was.

Ramapo, NY Police Officers to the Rescue

While the video cuts off before the rescue was completed, the RPD shared that the mission was a success. "With careful precision and expert handling, our officers were able to free the deer from the fence and release it back into the wild. We're proud of our officers for their dedication to protecting all members of our community, including our furry friends", they shared.

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This is far from the only interaction with wildlife that New York first responders have experienced. From a horse stuck in a residential pool to a dog trapped in the ice on the frozen Hudson River last winter, animals seem to have an innate ability to get themselves in trouble. Check out the fascinating photos below.

Horse In A New York Backyard Pool?! See The Dramatic Rescue Photos

God Bless our amazing First Responders. They have to see and react to unique situations every day to save not just human lives, but also those of our four-legged friends. This past weekend a horse-faced a life or death situation after getting caught in the cover in someone's backyard pool in Bohemia, New York. Thankfully, the Bohemia Fire Department came to the rescue.

City of Newburgh Firefighters Save Dog on Frozen Hudson River

Lilly, the dog needed a little help from Truck 1 and the City of Newburgh Fire Department back on February 11th. Thankfully, she was returned to her owners without injury. Round of ap-PAWS for the City of Newburgh Fire Department for their quick response and heroic efforts.

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