No need to get in a flap as Peterborough fire and rescue crews save pigeon

Peterborough fire and rescue crews faced a job of a different kind last week - when they were called to rescue a trapped pigeon.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 4:35 pm
Updated Monday, 1st March 2021, 4:36 pm

On Friday (February 26) at 8.43am, one crew from Stanground fire station was called to rescue a bird trapped on Viersen Platz, Peterborough.

Firefighters arrived to find a pigeon stuck in netting on the fourth floor of the outside of a building.

Using a 13.5 metre ladder, firefighters released the bird, before it was checked over by an RSPCA officer at the scene and released into the wild.

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The bird is set free. Pic and video: Cambs Fire and Rescue

The crew returned to their station by 9.20am.