MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle is pleased to share that the Melrose Police Department assisted in removing several ducklings who fell into a storm drain today. 

At 8:20 a.m., Melrose Police were dispatched to Oak Grove Avenue for a report of ducklings falling into a storm drain. Upon arrival, Officer Daniel Riordan and Sgt. Nikolaus Macintosh observed seven ducklings in the drain. 

With assistance from Bob Divola and the Melrose Department of Public Works and a Windsor at Oak Grove employee, Sgt. Macintosh and Officer Riordan were able to use a pool skimmer to safely extricate all seven of the ducklings and reunite them with their mother.

Jordan Mayblum is Account Director for Northern New England at John Guilfoil Public Relations LLC.

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