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Black bear spotted in St. Louis suburbs relocated

Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 11:08 AM CDT
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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KFVS) - A couple of fire departments in the suburbs of St. Louis had an unusual call on Mother’s Day.

The Richmond Heights Fire Department, along with the City of Clayton Fire Department, were called on Sunday, May 9 to rescue a bear out of a tree.

First responders contacted the Missouri Department of Conservation to help safely rescue the bear from the tree.

According to the fire departments, the bear was trapped and relocated to a safer wildlife area by MDC.

In the past we have been called to rescue cats from trees. Today, we were called to rescue a BEAR. The Richmond...

Posted by Richmond Heights Fire Department on Sunday, May 9, 2021

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