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Oregon officer rescues injured owl while working near wildfire evacuation area

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Officer Felecia Sloan was doing evacuations when she came across an injured owl on Sept. 16, 2020. She took it to a wildlife{ } rescue facility in{ } Corvallis. Photo courtesy U.S. Forest Service{ }

CORVALLIS, Ore. (KATU) — A law enforcement officer out helping people with evacuations Wednesday also ended up helping an injured owl.

According to the U.S. Forest Service, Officer Felecia Sloan was doing evacuations when she came across the injured owl.

She was able to safely transport the bird to the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis.

The Forest Service said they're "looking for the silver linings" among the horrible destruction the wildfires have brought to Oregon.

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