As fire crews spent countless hours fighting the Nelson Fire in Solano County, the Vacaville Police Department worked to save the lives at a local animal shelter.
According to the Vacaville Police Department, officers worked with the Solano County SPCA, it's staff and volunteers to evacuate all the animals housed at the Vacaville facility.
The department released body camera footage of the rescue.
Listen below to the interview with Lt. Mark Donaldson with the Vacaville Police Department.
As the Nelson Fire raced towards #Vacaville, it looked like the @SolanoSPCA would be the first to be hit by the flames. Officers worked with Humane Animal Services, SPCA staff and volunteers to evacuate all they could in a race against the clock. 🐈 🐕 🚓 💨 🔥 pic.twitter.com/zTwe185GbE— Vacaville Police (@VacavillePolice) August 13, 2018