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9 ducklings rescued from Brookfield storm drain

A brood of ducklings trapped in a storm drain on Federal road in Brookfield have been rescued by firefighters.  Both Brookfield fire companies and the police department were dispatched around 4:30 yesterday afternoon and were told that eight ducklings were trapped along three drainage grates. Brookfield firefighters removed the grates and climbed down into the storm drain.

(Photos: Candlewood Company)

After a nearly 45 minute rescue, a total of nine ducklings were successfully extricated. 

The ducklings were handed over to the Police Department, who brought them to the nearby creek to be released back to their mother.