Pigeon rescued from chimney by Norfolk Fire officer

Firefighters were called to reports of a straw bales fire. Picture: Denise Bradley

Firefighters were called to reports of a straw bales fire. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Staff at Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have helped rescue a pigeon from a chimney.

A fire service officer was dispatched following a call to The Driftway in Sheringham at just before 11.30am today (January 19).

The officer helped rescue a pigeon from a chimney using small gear.

Meanwhile firefighters from Dereham and Hingham received a call to a different animal at 10.40am today.

Firefighters who attended the incident at Clint Green near Dereham, released a horse that was stuck in a loose box at Norwich Road.


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In a separate incident, firefighters were called to Howard Street North in Great Yarmouth at just before 12.50pm today (January 19).

A crew from Gorleston attended the incident which turned out to be a false alarm which was caused by a battery charger which overheated.

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