Firefighters rescue hawk, kitten in Oviedo

Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.

>>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<

Seminole County first responders saved a hawk and a kitten on Thursday.

According to a release, the county notified the Seminole County Fire Department to try to rescue a hawk that had gotten stuck in an alcove at Evans Elementary School in the morning.

Read: SunRail meeting shows a new station coming to Orange County

The city said firefighters managed to get the bird down safely, and it was not in distress or injured.

Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.
Firefighters made two successful animal rescues in Oviedo this week.

Oviedo Police later received a call on Alafaya Boulevard, where a kitten was spotted on the road.

Read: Seminole County firefighters put out car fire on I-4

Officers arrived at the scene, but the stray cat ran into a nearby parking lot and inside the engine bay of a Lexus.

Read: Amway Center opens new sensory room for people with special needs

The City of Oviedo said witnesses saw the animal go into the car, which was not running.

Firefighters removed the wheel and rescued the kitten without any injuries.

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.