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GULL RESCUED FROM ROOF IN NEWPORT


Saturday shoppers witnessed the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service swing into action in the middle of Newport this afternoon (Saturday) to rescue a herring gull.

Firefighters from nearby Newport Fire Station were called out at around 15:00 when it was discovered that the wild bird had become stuck on the roof of the popular retailer, Next

An aerial ladder platform was utilised to reach the animal, which has since been handed over to the RSPCA.

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Upper St James’ Street was cordoned off for a time but has since re-opened.

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Anon
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Anon

Surely an air rifle would have done the job!!

Anon
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Anon

lol

Terry Moore
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Terry Moore

Its good to know that the Isle of Wight Rescue Service did not need to call on Hampshire Fire and Rescue for assistance to this Incident >

KENNETH FORD
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KENNETH FORD

A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush

Daemy
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Daemy

News Flash: “Bird removed from roof by fire brigade”…

Can I call them out to get the Rooks off my chimney??

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