Deer Reunited With Family After Rescue From Wrought-Iron Fence at Arcadia Residence

A distressed fawn got a new lease on life last Saturday after it was rescued it from a wrought-iron gate at a home in Arcadia, officials said.

Firefighters responded to an animal rescue call in the 1200 block of Oakhaven Lane around 11:30 a.m. and found the deer stuck, according to the Arcadia Fire Department.

Fire crews assisted Pasadena Animal Control with freeing the deer using a sheet. After a brief rescue operation, the fawn was released back to the hillside where its mother and sibling were waiting, said Capt. John Twitchell of the Arcadia Fire Department.

The fawn's mother and sibling are shown awaiting its rescue in an image released Nov. 3, 2016, by the Arcadia Fire Dept.

The fawn's mother and sibling are shown awaiting its rescue in an image released Nov. 3, 2016, by the Arcadia Fire Dept.