One of nine ducklings rescued by firefighters from a drainpipe at Bates College in Lewiston on Monday is held before being reunited with its mother. Fire Capt. Rick Cailler said the ducklings were healthy and are now reunited with their mother. They were found behind Laine Hall and were pulled out of the drainpipe with assistance from a college staff member. “I don’t know his name, but he deserves a lot of the credit,” Cailler said.  Lewiston firefighters were assisted by a college staff member in the effort.

Four of nine ducklings are secured in a box after being rescued from a drainpipe at Bates College in Lewiston on Monday. The ducklings were rescued by firefighters and a college staff member and reunited with their mother.

Firefighters and others help rescue nine ducklings from a drainpipe at Bates College in Lewiston on Monday. The duckling were reunited with their mother.

VIDEO: Watch the ducklings as they’re reunited with their mother.


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