Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Monday’s storm only brought a few inches of flash flooding in most areas — not enough to pose any serious danger to the average human.
But it could spell disaster for a creature such as a baby deer, and that was just what Michael Westerfield found when he and his wife, Sharon, went to investigate the swollen creek in their Evergreen Drive backyard.
Westerfield found a fawn stranded in the middle of their neighbor’s yard around 2 p.m., up to about its knees in the water.
“We were just out looking at the water, and he was in the middle of the flood,” he said. “It was maybe about a foot and a half up, up to its chest. I waded out there, got it and wrapped it up, because it was shaking.”
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