WATCH: Mass. firefighter scales ladder to rescue cat stuck atop utility pole

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts firefighter scaled a ladder to rescue a terrified feline that was stuck clinging to the top of a utility pole on Thursday.

Drew Garret of the Springfield Fire Department shared video of the rescue on Facebook.

The firefighter leading the rescue operation gently scooped the kitten off the very top of the pole as his colleagues watched from the ground.

Fire officials say the cat has since been reunited with its family.

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