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Fat rat rescued by team of firefighters from manhole cover

Reuters Schillerstra├če, Auerbach Bensheim, Germany Feb 27, 2019, 04.50 PM (IST)

A team of volunteer firefighters were called to the scene of an unusual emergency in the western German town of Bensheim-Auerbach on Sunday after a fat rat was found wedged halfway through a manhole cover. The team got to work on the rotund rodent, freeing the distressed animal in a matter of minutes after wedging the manhole cover upright to push it through the hole.