Ladder used by fire crew to rescue injured gull


A seagull was rescued from netting in Lowestoft - Credit: Nick Butcher

A gull is in the safe hands of the RSPCA after being plucked to safety by firefighters using a ladder.

A crew from Lowestoft South station rushed to London Road North at 10.07am on Tuesday after a report that the bird was trapped in netting.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said: "A crew from Lowestoft South were called to an incident of a seagull becoming stuck within the netting on the old Argos building on London Road North in Lowestoft.

"Using a ladder, crews were able to rescue the seagull, which had an injured leg.

"The bird was then passed to the care of the RSPCA."

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The incident was over at 10.59am.

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