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Oh, Deer: Fawn Trapped In Well Rescued In New Rochelle

The New Rochelle Fire Department rescued a deer fawn from a well near Stratton and Pinebrook in New Rochelle. The mother and sibling were waiating nearby
The New Rochelle Fire Department rescued a deer fawn from a well near Stratton and Pinebrook in New Rochelle. The mother and sibling were waiating nearby Video Credit: Courtesty of @TalkoftheSound / Robert Cox

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - New Rochelle firefighters saved a baby deer from a well on Wednesday afternoon.

A fawn fell nearly 30 feet into a dry well on Pine Brook Boulevard on Wednesday, prompting an emergency response from the fire department, officials said.

A homeowner stated that she could hear the baby deer crying from the well, which prompted her to alert officials. Nearly a dozen firefighters took approximately 45 minutes to rescue the fawn from the well.

Once rescued, the fawn was released, uninjured.

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