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Ball python rescued from St. Louis house fire

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The ball python rescued from a St. Louis home Monday (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department) The ball python rescued from a St. Louis home Monday (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department)
A St. Louis firefighter holding a ball python after it was rescued from a home Monday (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department) A St. Louis firefighter holding a ball python after it was rescued from a home Monday (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Firefighters rescued a ball python after a house caught fire Monday morning.

The St. Louis Fire Department said the snake was rescued from a home in the 3100 block of Norwood Drive after a basement fire.

“In spite of the fire’s devastation, seeing the family pet alive put a smile on the homeowners face,” the fire department posted on Facebook shortly after rescuing the ball python. 

The ball python appeared to be doing well after being rescued, the fire department said.

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