Photo of the Week: 150-year-old tortoise rescued from blaze


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This week's Photo of the Week comes from Eugene Springfield (Ore.) Fire Battalion Chief Ben Meigs, who submitted this photo taken after Engineer Jason Ryan rescued a 150-year-old tortoise during a two-alarm commercial building fire. 

According to Meigs, the tortoise became trapped after a part of the roof collapsed on top of it, and was located and rescued after several hours of removing debris. The reptilian old-timer was unharmed in the incident. 

Photo/Eugene Springfield Fire Battalion Chief Ben Meigs

 

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