Rockford firefighters on Monday, May 16, 2022, rescued eight ducklings from a storm drain at Court Street and Van Wie Avenue. (Rockford Fire Department Photo via Twitter)
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ROCKFORD — Firefighters on Monday morning rescued eight ducklings that had fallen into a storm drain in a west-side neighborhood.

Residents near Court Street and Van Wie Avenue flagged down firefighters from the department’s Station 1 to alert them to the stranded ducklings.

“The mom (was) certainly very happy to be reunited with them all,” the fire department said on Twitter.

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