Firefighters Rescue Cat Trapped Under Car’s Hood

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A group of Prince George’s County firefighters performed a different type of search and rescue Tuesday afternoon when they freed a cat trapped under the hood of a person’s car.

A man pulled into the Kentland Fire/EMS Station 833 on Landover Road on Tuesday afternoon and told fire Capt. Eric Hurt that he had been hearing a constant meow coming from underneath the hood of his Lexus sedan. Hurt popped the hood of the car and found a small, male kitten trapped in a void area between the front wheel well and the engine.

With the help of fellow firefighters Cameron Jones and Dan Baran, the trio was able to dismantle the area of the car around the wheel well and free the 7-week-old kitten, who was uninjured.

Hurt then drove the kitten to the Prince George’s County Animal Management Division in Upper Marlboro for appropriate care.

It’s unknown how the cat made its way into the man’s vehicle.

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The vehicle operator shows firefighters where the cat's meows were coming from. (Photo credit: Prince George's County Fire Department)

The vehicle operator shows firefighters where the cat’s meows were coming from. (Photo credit: Prince George’s County Fire Department)

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