In the midst of working to contain a wildfire that spread across 1,475 acres in #ShastaCounty, #California, earlier this week, @calfire firefighters found and rescued two weak and hungry #fawns from a small area of grass that was surrounded by burned ground.
“CALFIRESHU E2463 firefighters found two orphaned fawns, probably less than one week old, today while working on the #CreekFire,” the department shared on @Twitter along with precious photos of them with the baby animals. “The fawns were taken in by the #HavenWildCareFawnProgram for evaluation and care.”
The animals, who were most-likely born during the fire, had not been cleaned or groomed which is an indicator that their mother was “clearly gone and wouldn’t have been able to help the baby deer.”
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