Turkey chicks rescued from Pittsburgh sewer


Two turkey chicks were rescued after being trapped in a sewer in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. 

The chicks were trapped in the sewer on Ajax Street and Hancock Street in Upper Hill, according to WPXI crews on scene. 

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According to city officials, public works crews were called to the scene at noon to remove the grate in order to rescue the turkey chicks. 

A neighbor, who was assisted by city officials, rescued the chicks from the sewer around 12:30 p.m. 

The chicks were reunited with their mother after being rescued. 


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