Video: Fire crews called in to rescue stricken seagull from Taunton shop roof

Video: Fire crews called in to rescue stricken seagull from Taunton shop roof

A cherry-picker was used to rescue the bird from the roof top

The bird was checked for injuries before being allowed to fly away

A firefighter and RSPCA officer spent around 20 minutes cutting the bird free from the pigeon netting on the roof

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FIRE crews and an RSPCA officer used a cherry-picker to rescue a stricken seagull that had become tangled in pigeon netting on top of a Taunton shop.

The bird had become stuck in the nylon mesh on the roof of a vacant building in High Street, opposite the Job Centre, this afternoon (February 18).

It was eventually cut free from the net and returned to the ground, where an RSPCA officer from the West Hatch Wildlife Centre near Taunton checked the animal for injuries before allowing it to fly away.

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11:39pm Mon 18 Feb 13

tf1123 says...

So how much did this cost the Taxpayer?
So how much did this cost the Taxpayer? tf1123
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12:17pm Wed 20 Feb 13

Siker72 says...

The is no such thing as a Seagull
The is no such thing as a Seagull Siker72
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