LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Firefighters helped evacuate four donkeys from the Redstone Canyon area on Thursday. The area is threatened by the Cameron Peak Wildfire.

(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

Nearly three dozen Poudre Fire Authority responders spent the afternoon helping the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office with evacuations and structure protection.

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“Firefighters work to protect life and property and that includes animals whenever possible,” PFA wrote on Instagram.

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

One crew helped load four donkeys onto a trailer.

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“They were very cute and also lived up to their reputation,” said one firefighter who helped move the animals.

Anica Padilla