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MIAMI, Fla. — A reporter from TV station in Miami, WPLG, had something unexpected happen on live TV while delivering a live report on a brush fire Monday.

The reporter was covering a fire that is currently burning southwest of Miami and has charred over 800 acres so far. While wrapping up a live report on the fire, he noticed something was happening behind him.

The camera zoomed in to find a tiny black kitten wrapped in a towel.

The reporter quickly asked firefighters a few questions about where the cat was found;  turns out the kitten was hiding in a Modelo Beer box in the area of the fire.

A firefighter can be seen hugging the kitten and remarking that ‘it’s going right back in the box, and home with her’ – and sure enough, she and the kitten headed back to the fire truck.

No update on the condition of the cat or if it’s new name is ‘Modelo,’ but we certainly hope so.

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