Myrtle Beach firefighters called to free kitten from drainpipe

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Myrtle Beach firefighters were busy conducting a rope rescue near Broadway at the Beach Monday afternoon.

According to a post on the Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue Facebook page, crews from Station 6 were sent to the Hampton Inn to rescue a kitten from a drainpipe. Animal Control was called as well, and rescue workers were able to safely free the feline from the six-foot deep hole.

Officials on the scene say the kitten was uninjured when it was returned to its mother and siblings.