NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - The Newton Fire Department was called to help a racoon who found itself perched in a precarious position Monday.
The animal managed to climb up to the top of a light pole on the Massachusetts Turnpike where it got stuck.
Police had to shut down one lane of traffic for a time around 6:30 p.m. to complete the rescue.
They were able to capture the raccoon and bring him back down to the ground safely.
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