First responders rescue kitten that fell down Statesville storm drain


Pictured above: The Statesville Fire Department and Iredell County Rescue Squad saves a kitten trapped in a storm drain – Submitted photos

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC NEWS) – Statesville Fire Engine Four and the Iredell County Rescue Squad saved a kitten Friday morning that apparently fell into a storm drain.

This was in the area of Tractor Supply on Crossroads Drive around 8:30 Friday morning. The Statesville Fire Department says it conducted a confined space entry to rescue “the kitten from the deep dark abyss of a 10 foot deep drain.”

The kitten did not have tags and was taken to Iredell County Animal Services for evaluation of any injuries and adoption.