SUNOL (CBS SF) — A deer’s desperate attempt to escape as it was surrounded by the flames of a brush fire in the Sunol area Monday.
As KPIX 5’s helicopter footage focused on a home in the area, the deer can be seen popping out of the trees, and running along a fence line without a direct escape route. The deer runs until it finds an opening in the fence, and darts towards another large tree.READ MORE: UPDATE: Police Shootings Protest In Oakland Turns Violent; Windows Broken, Fires Ignited; Businesses Vandalized
Flames and smoke from the fire line in the field at the bottom right cut the deer off.READ MORE: Four Wounded In Overnight San Jose Shootings
When the deer pops out from underneath a tree, it can be seen making a straight shot through the burned grass toward the fire.
Undeterred by smoke and orange flames, the deer bursts through the fire line to freedom.MORE NEWS: Armed Bike Thieves Targeting Mountain Bikers In The East Bay Hills