Firefighters In Titusville Help Save Small Injured Sandhill Crane After Being Hit By Car

By  //  May 12, 2018

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Titusville Fire Rescue: No injuries reported in the crash

Titusville Firefighters helped save a small sandhill crane on Saturday that was injured after being hit by a car. (TFR Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Firefighters helped save a small sandhill crane on Saturday that was injured after being hit by a car.

Titusville Fire Rescue received a report around 5:30 p.m. Saturday about a vehicle crash that involved a bird. A driver found the injured crane and wrapped it in a towel.

When Titusville Fire Rescue arrived on scene, firefighters stayed with the bird, where they eventually transported it back to the station, while they waited for WILD Florida Rescue to pick up the bird.

A spokesperson with Titusville Fire Rescue says the bird appeared to have a broken leg.

Titusville Fire Rescue’s Fire/Medic Russo, Lt./Medic Strong and Driver/Medic Senger all helped the save the small sandhill crane.

No injuries were reported in the vehicle crash.

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Titusville Fire Rescue were contacted by a local resident around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, who found the injured crane, and wrapped it in a towel. (TFR Image)

Titusville Fire Rescue’s Fire/Medic Russo, Lt./Medic Strong and Driver/Medic Senger all helped the save the small sandhill crane. (TFR Image)

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