WORCESTER (WHDH) - Firefighters in Worcester Tuesday were forced to jump into action after receiving a report of a massive moose that was running loose through the streets in the city.
State environmental police found the 400-pound moose hiding in the reeds near a pond behind the Worcester Fire headqueaters.
Firefighters helped officers track it down, corner it and tranquilize it for transport to a wooded area.
Officials say the moose romped through a housing complex before it was eventually loaded up for transport.
“This one got a little deeper into the city than we would have hoped for,” Deputy Chief John Sullivan said.
Officials say they are glad the animal did not charge into traffic.
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