Fire Departments Team Up To Help Marine Friends Catch a Flight

BRIGATINE, NJ -- It took two fire departments working together to get 3 sea turtles on their way to a new life.

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The Brigantine Fire Department and the Atlantic City International Airport Fire Department worked together to bring the 3 huge loggerhead turtles to the airport and load them on a plane bound for North Carolina.

The turtles were rescued by Brigantine's Marine Mammal Stranding Center and are being sent to North Carolina for either further treatment or release.

One of the turtles weighs about 300 pounds, while the smallest of the turtles reportedly weighs in at 150 pounds.