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Farmington first responders save cat from house fire

Officers and firefighters worked quickly to revive the feline who was suffering from smoke inhalation.
Credit: Farmington Police Department
Farmington Police Officer Clement attempts to revive cat rescued from a house fire.

A furry family member was rescued and revived from a single-family home fire Wednesday night in Farmington.

Farmington police said officers responded to a fire on Davis Road to assist firefighters. While on scene a firefighter rescued a cat from the home.

The cat was suffering from smoke inhalation.

Farmington Police Officer Clement saved the cat by reviving it with oxygen.

The moment was captured by the police department and shared online.

Police said the cat, a female, is expected to make a full recovery.

Tonight Officers Sholan and Clement responded to a structure fire on the Davis Road to assist the Farmington Fire Department. While on scene a Firefighter brought out a cat that was suffering from...

The American Red Cross of Maine said it was working with three people affected by the fire, ensuring they had food, essentials and a safe place to sleep.