Firefighters dive 20 feet into sewer to retrieve woman's wallet


Tulsa firefighters took on a special mission Tuesday to help a woman in need.

According to the Tulsa Fire Department Facebook page, it all started when a woman approached a firefighter and said she'd dropped her wallet in the sewer.

Tulsa Fire Department in your community.While at the grocery, a Tulsa Firefighter was approached by a patron about...

Posted by Tulsa Fire Department on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Firefighters then assessed the situation and the crew from Engine 31 was able to remove a grate and go 20 feet down into the sewer to retrieve the wallet.

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The Fire Department said the citizen was really grateful for the actions of Capt. Brown and the other firefighters.


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