A deer stuck in a storage pond
for two days made it out Wednesday afternoon with the help of Forsyth
County fire and animal control.
The young doe is believed to have fallen down the angled walls of the
pond at the wastewater treatment plant at Fowler Park, said Fire Div.
Chief Jason Shivers.
“There is no telling why she came out here,” Shivers said.
Employees at the plant noticed the deer in the pond Monday and hoped she would make it out her own, he said.
When they returned to work Wednesday and saw her still there, the workers contacted authorities.
Eight employees from the fire department and two animal control
officers spent nearly two hours at the edges of the reject storage pond,
which the county uses to hold water that doesn’t meet quality standards
after treatment to be reprocessed.
Walking down the steep slopes of the slick lining, the rescuers tried
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