NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A small fawn was in big trouble Wednesday after falling into a well.

New Rochelle firefighters rescued the deer from a 25 foot deep dry well behind a home on Pinebrook Boulevard.

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Firefighter Greg Rigos went down into the well to tend to the animal, which was crying for its mother.

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There was a bit of a struggle, but Rigos was able to get a hold of the fawn and put a blanket over its head, as other firefighters hoisted them up to the surface.

Rigos handed off the animal to Lt. Joseph Oliva, who released the deer back into the wild.

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The fawn appeared to be unharmed and was reunited with its mother.