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AUBURN, Maine

Auburn firefighters save snakes from burning attic

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It may sounds like a B-grade movie, but it was all too real for Maine firefighters who encountered snakes in an attic. Firefighters in Auburn learned upon responding to an attic fire Monday morning that a tenant was keeping 25 to 30 ball pythons in the attic. Captain Scott Hunter told WMTW-TV that firefighters rescued about half the snakes after being told they were not poisonous. Firefighters believe that a heater used to keep the snakes warm caused the fire.

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