Fire crew gets the bird in Ilfracombe

FIRE crews got the bird after carrying out a rescue in Ilfracombe yesterday (Saturday) afternoon. Literally in fact, as they released a black bird which had become trapped in netting on top of the Olde Thatched Inn at Hillsborough. The Ilfracombe crew use

FIRE crews got the bird after carrying out a rescue in Ilfracombe yesterday (Saturday) afternoon.

Literally in fact, as they released a black bird which had become trapped in netting on top of the Olde Thatched Inn at Hillsborough.

The Ilfracombe crew used a 105 foot ladder and safety at height gear to reach the bird and made a hole in the netting, before watching it fly off 10 minutes later.

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