Successful rescue

Strasburg Fire Department chief engineer Lewis McDonald rescues a stray cat that was trapped in a tree outside the residence of Teresa Jones on 280 West Queen St., Strasburg, on Friday afternoon. Jones called the fire department after the cat had been stuck in the tree for at least a day and half. McDonald climbed 25 feet to retrieve the cat. Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue also assisted on the call. Rich Cooley/Daily
Strasburg Fire Department chief engineer Lewis McDonald rescues a cat that was confined to a tree for a day and half at 280 West Queen St., Strasburg. McDonald and Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue firefighter/EMT Joe Hickey helped bring the cat down from the 25-foot tree. Rich Cooley/Daily