ENFIELD, Conn. (CBS) – Coming to the aid of a squirrel is probably not in an EMT’s job description.
But that’s exactly what emergency responders in Connecticut did on Friday.READ MORE: Man Tried To Abduct 16-Year-Old Girl In Falmouth, Police Say
A video posted to the Enfield EMS Facebook page shows a crew doing its best to help a squirrel that has what appears to be a plastic yogurt cup stuck on its head.
“Do squirrels bite?” one first responder wonders as they hatch a plan to free it.READ MORE: Lawmakers, State Leaders Fight Over Drawing Precinct Lines
The bewildered squirrel evades the grasp of EMTs at first, hopping about wildly.
Finally, while one rescuer traps the squirrel using a sheet, another pulls the cup off its head, and the unencumbered squirrel dashes off into the woods.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus State Of Emergency Ends In New Hampshire
The video had been viewed more than 150,000 times, as of Monday afternoon.