NORTHBORO (CBS) – A fox stuck in a Northboro sewer cover was saved thanks to grate work by town employees.

The fox was eventually freed and ran off into the woods. (Image Credit: Northboro Fire Department)

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The fox’s head got stuck in a sewer grate on West Main Street.

A fox became stuck in a sewer grate on West Main Street. (Image Credit: Northboro Fire Department)

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Firefighters, police officers and Department of Public Works employees responded to remove the grate and free the fox.

Firefighters helped rescue a stuck fox. (Image Credit: Northboro Fire Department)

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The animal broke loose and ran off into the woods.