Firefighters rescue deer fawns from Goodwin Fire

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(Source: U.S. Forest Service - Prescott National Forest ) (Source: U.S. Forest Service - Prescott National Forest )
PRESCOTT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Firefighters wear many hats while battling wildfires.

We caught some firefighters in action at the Goodwin Fire rescuing a pair of tiny four-legged friends.

While battling the Goodwin Fire Friday evening, the Flagstaff Hotshots found two deer fawns in danger from the fast-moving flames.

It's hard to see in the midst of the smoke and flames, but this video from n this video from the U.S. Forest Service - Prescott National Forest shows the firefighters cradling the fawns in their arms as they head to safety.

The Hotshots transferred the babies to a nearby unaffected habitat to be reunited with their mother.

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