Flagler County deputy saves baby turtles during Dorian

By Ronnie Rodgers - Associate Producer

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. - During Hurricane Dorian, deputies with the Flagler County Sheriff's Office worked relentlessly to keep all residents safe. Sgt. Tietje noticed some baby turtles were having trouble finding their way to the ocean. 

When hatchlings crawl from their nests they use slopes at the beach and natural light to guide them to the water. However, Dorian made it hard for the turtles to use these guides. 

Tietje saw them struggling. Taking two turtles at a time, he walked them to the ocean's edge.  

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