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PRP firefighters credit YouTube for helping them pull 8 ducklings from storm drain

WLKY Louisville logo WLKY Louisville 6/17/2021
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Pleasure Ridge Park firefighters say a YouTube clip helped them save a group of ducklings that were trapped in a storm drain.

On Wednesday morning, firefighters uncovered eight ducklings in a storm drain, according to a Facebook post by the department.

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They say momma duck let the firefighters through to help while she stood guard nearby.

Photos showed the firemen opening the drain while luring the ducklings out. Officials say one duck was reluctant to walk near fighters, but thanks to a YouTube video of a momma duck calling her duckling, they were able it get it out.

a flock of seagulls standing on grass: prp fire © PRP Fire Department prp fire

"Momma thanked us with a quack as they waddled away," PRP Fire said in a post.

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