Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house — cries they thought were people trapped inside. Luckily for the parrots, they had been trained to cry for help in an emergency.
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Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

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Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

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Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house — cries they thought were people trapped inside. Luckily for the parrots, they had been trained to cry for help in an emergency.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house, cries they thought were people trapped inside. They found, instead, two parrots. As one firefighter told KBOI...

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: They were saying fire, fire; help, fire. So, yeah, it's a smart bird.

MONTAGNE: Firefighters saved them from the flames and gave them oxygen. Luckily for the parrots, they had been trained to tweet for help in an emergency. It's MORNING EDITION.

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