Video: Small owl saved from Silverado Fire

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Video courtesy: @OCFA_PIO

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — A small barn owl was rescued from the Silverado Fire burning in Southern California.

The Orange County Fire Authority tweeted a video of the rescue on Tuesday.

The authority said one of their crews on a brush rig rescued him from the flames and he’s now safe with animal control.

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In the video, the owl has his head peeking out from the jacket he was wrapped up in. He’s then seen sitting calmly in a fire official’s lap with its eyes closed.

As of Wednesday morning on Oct. 28, the Silverado Fire has burned through 13,354 acres and is 25% contained.

Cal Fire reports 30 crews were assigned to battle the blaze, which has been active for one day.

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