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Firefighters rescue trapped bird in Weymouth town centre
Updated 3:50pm Wednesday 26th March 2014 in News
RESCUE: The operation to free the bird in St Thomas Street. Picture by Dorset Fire and Rescue Service
FIREFIGHTERS helped to rescue a trapped seagull on a roof in Weymouth town centre.
A high-rise fire appliance was used in the rescue operation in St Thomas Street this afternoon.
The bird was caught in netting.
Part of the street was cordoned off during the operation.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said the gull was handed over to the RSPCA once it was freed.
A brigade spokesman said the fire service and the RSPCA have 'a memorandum of understanding' around these types of incidents and costs will be recovered from the responsible person.
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