Firefighters rescue raccoon

Raccoon's head stuck in jar

MATHESON HAMMOCK, Fla. – Firefighters rescued a raccoon that got its head stuck in a jar at Matheson Hammock on Saturday.

The raccoon had been walking around with its head stuck in the jar until it finally sat on a trash can without moving.

Soon after, Miami Fire Rescue arrived to the scene. Rescuers were able to safely remove the jar from the animal's head.

The South Florida Wildlife Center is urging people who find any injured or orphaned wildlife to call 954-524-4302. They can also be contacted at