NOFD attempts to rescue kitten from under Crescent City Connection

NOFD attempts to rescue kitten from under Crescent City Connection
The New Orleans Fire Department is currently working to rescue a cat stuck under the Crescent City Connection Bridge.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The New Orleans Fire Department is currently working to rescue a kitten stuck under the Crescent City Connection Bridge.

Posted by Rob Masson FOX 8 on Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Firefighters were called to the Crescent City Connection after a kitten was spotted near the LASPCA in Algiers around 1 p.m. They raised a ladder and attempted to get the kitten down, but the kitten continued to walk away from firefighters until it was hidden on one of the bridge’s girders.

Firefighters then attempted to use the fire hose, with low pressure of course, to try to force the kitten out of hiding.

Crowds gathered to watch the rescue and LASPCA was on had to take the kitten in once it was rescued.

Around 1:30 p.m., firefighters decided to set a trap with food in hopes to capture the kitten in order to bring it down to the ground safely.

An update on the situation involving a kitten 60 feet up in the air on a girder of the Crescent city connection. Nola...

Posted by Rob Masson FOX 8 on Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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