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Officer rescues 9 ducklings from storm drain

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A mother duck was also nearby crying for her nine ducklings, which had fallen into the drain.  (Photo Source: Todd Halford, Bartlett PD) A mother duck was also nearby crying for her nine ducklings, which had fallen into the drain. (Photo Source: Todd Halford, Bartlett PD)
Halford climbed in and rescued the ducklings. (Photo Source: Todd Halford, Bartlett PD) Halford climbed in and rescued the ducklings. (Photo Source: Todd Halford, Bartlett PD)
The mother and ducklings were reunited and everyone is going to be fine. (Photo Source: Todd Halford, Bartlett PD) The mother and ducklings were reunited and everyone is going to be fine. (Photo Source: Todd Halford, Bartlett PD)
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BARTLETT, TN -

(WMC) – A Bartlett, Tenn. police officer was one mother's hero on Thursday morning after he rescued her nine children from a storm drain.

Lt. Todd Halford was flagged down around 6:45 a.m. by a neighborhood watch captain, who was standing near a storm drain at Kirby Whitten Road and Yale Road.

A mother duck was also nearby crying for her nine ducklings, which had fallen into the drain.

A Memphis firefighter helped Lt. Halford take out the storm grate. Halford climbed in and rescued the ducklings.

The mother and ducklings were reunited and everyone is going to be fine.

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