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Firefighters rescue kitten stuck in wheel well in Mansfield Township

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Fire crews helped rescue a kitten stuck in the wheel well of a vehicle Wednesday afternoon in Mansfield Township.

Authorities say that at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Tri-County Volunteer Fire Company responded to the ShopRite on Route 57 to assist with the removal of a kitten from the wheel well of a vehicle.

Tri-County Fire Chief Kostenbader and Chief Welch from Schooley’s Mountain Fire Co.3, who was at the store at the time of the call, extricated the kitten from the vehicle.

“Mercedes” as named by the Mansfield Township Animal Control Officer was transported to Common Sense for Animals for proper care and treatment.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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