Petition: Firefighters Rescue Barn Owl From California Wildfire

Petition: Firefighters Rescue Barn Owl From California Wildfire

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As the wildfires around the western part of the United States continue, one group of firefighters went viral on Facebook for helping a during ’s Silverado Fire.

Firefighters found a barn owl in danger from the , pulled the owl from the flames, and started helping it.

The firefighters brought the owl back to their truck while they waited for animal control. Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) said the owl was safe in animal control custody.

It’s not clear how many animals have been killed or injured in the wildfires, but shared in a recent news update that foxes, rabbits, deer and other bird species apart from owls have been impacted by the fires.

California’s more than 650 wildfires in 2020 have burned through at least 1.2 million acres of land as of August—that’s four times the size of all the wildfires that occurred in the state in 2019 combined.

These fires have claimed at least seven humans and an unreported and inconceivable number of foxes, rabbits, deer, frogs, mice, coyotes, and other animals who were smoked out of their homes and burned alive.”

So far in 2020, at least 8,000 fire incidents have been reported by Cal Fire. 4 million acres, a record, have burned in the fires.

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This article was first published by OneGreenPlanet on 11 November 2020. Lead Image Source : Alan Tunnicliffe/ Shutterstock.com.


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113.903 SUPPORTERS – 120 000 OBJECTIF La côte ouest est à nouveau en feu . Plus de trois millions d’acres de terres ont déjà été incendiés depuis la frontière entre la Californie et le Mexique jusqu’à l’État de Washington. 16 personnes sont décédées des suites des incendies, dont un bébé d’un an à Washington. Des villes entières ont été détruites. D’innombrables animaux sont morts et beaucoup d’autres sont restés sans domicile. Les experts du feu et du climat sont sans voix. Et c’est loin d’être fini. Le changement climatique a parfaitement préparé le terrain pour des incendies de cette ampleur.… Read more »

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