TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Rural Metro firefighters rescued a cat trapped in the engine compartment of a vehicle on Tuesday, Aug. 6.
A resident called first responders after finding a cat trapped in the engine compartment of their car.
Rural Metro said the cat was crammed so deep under the hood of the vehicle, that it could not climb out.
Crews had to cut through three belts and disassemble parts of the engine components to free the cat. The cat had only minor injuries.
The firefighters didn’t leave the owner with a broken car, according to Rural Metro. They went to an auto parts store, purchased the necessary parts, came back to the house and spent a few hours getting the vehicle back in running condition.