Photo of the Week: Ga. firefighters rescue 'embarrassed' raccoon

The photo of the furry bandit when viral on social media – for good reason


DALTON, Ga. — A photo of an "embarrassed" raccoon in the arms of a Dalton Fire Department firefighter went viral this week, and it's clear why. 

“You never know what the day is going to hold when you show up for your shift as a firefighter. Sure, there may be the occasional cat needing to be rescued from a tree, but a raccoon? That’s a new one,” the department wrote on Facebook.


“As you can tell, he was pretty embarrassed about it. ... We all need a helping hand every now and then.”

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