RANCHO CORDOVA - Sacramento Metro Fire Department personnel rescued a deer that had been caught in the Folsom South Canal at Sunrise Boulevard and Sun Center Drive in Rancho Cordova on Monday.
Firefighters were able to help the deer out of the canal.
They were evaluating the condition of the animal.
"We're not sure how long the deer was in the water," said Capt. Chris Quinn.
Fire officials asked the state Department of Fish and Game to respond.