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Firefighters rescue 6-foot pet snake from tree

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Firefighters rescue 6-foot pet snake from tree
Firefighters in Edmonton, Alberta, came to the rescue of a pet snake that escaped from its owner's home and climbed 15 feet up a tree. Photo courtesy of Edmonton Fire Rescue Services/Facebook

May 25 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Alberta were called out to perform an "unusual animal rescue" when a resident's 6-foot snake escaped and climbed 15 feet up a tree.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said in a Facebook post that personnel from Fire Station 26 responded to a residential neighborhood on a report of a pet snake stranded in a tree.

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Firefighters said the snake, named Whiskey, had escaped from its owner and climbed to a tree branch about 15 feet off the ground.

The rescuers used a ladder to reach the serpent and bring it safely back to the ground for a reunion with its owner.

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