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First Responders Save Woman Trapped on Second Floor of Burning House, Revive Rabbit Using Special Oxygen Mask
For Immediate Release:December 7, 2012
Contact:Kaitlynn Kelly 202-483-7382
Boynton Beach, Fla. -- Last Sunday morning, members of Palm
Beach County Fire Rescue saved a woman and four rabbits who were trapped
inside a burning house on Sedgewood Drive in suburban Boynton Beach. Using a
ladder to reach a second-floor window, the firefighters located all the
building's occupants and brought them to safety—and when rescuers noticed that
one of the rabbits was suffering from smoke inhalation, they used an oxygen
mask specially designed for animals to revive him.
For their successful and heroic rescue of every occupant of
the burning house, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will receive PETA's Compassionate
Fire Department Award.
"The members of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
demonstrated compassion and know-how in rescuing these four rabbits," says
PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman. "The county is very fortunate
to have first responders who are ready to protect and serve both human
residents and their beloved animal companions."
The fire department will receive a framed certificate, a
letter of appreciation, and a box of vegan chocolates from PETA.
This isn't the first time that a Palm Beach County fire
department has won a PETA award. In 2010, both West Palm Beach Fire Rescue and
the West Palm Beach Police Department received PETA's Compassionate Action
Award for rescuing a kitten who was trapped near the engine compartment of a
For more information, please visit PETA.org.
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