Orphaned Elk Shows Up At Wildfire, Snuggles Up On ALL The Firefighters


Orphaned Elk Shows Up At Wildfire, Snuggles Up On ALL The Firefighters

July 6, 2016


An affectionate elk paid some Washington State firefighters a visit over the holiday weekend as they worked to put out a wildfire.


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


Kittitas County Fire District spokeswoman Richelle Risdon says she arrived at the scene on Saturday to see the elk nuzzling up to everyone in the command post area and resting her head on people’s shoulders.


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


Risdon snapped photos of the animal, dubbed “Buttons,” getting up close and personal with the crew and posted them on the fire district’s Facebook page…


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


 


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


 


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


 


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


 


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


 


orphaned elk visits firefighters
Kittitas County Fire District #7


(h/t) Yakima Herald




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