Time Incident Posted: 15:20

Incident Date: 11/12/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Nithsdale Avenue, Market Harborough

Incident Number: 18900

Incident Type: Rescue Small Animal from Height P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Market Harborough and 1 x Aerial ladder Platform from Birstall Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: reports of a bird stuck on aerial of house

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident was assessed and due to the height an Aerial Ladder platform was requested for further assistance.
Incident involved a Harris hawk bird of prey stuck on aerial of roof.
Fire Service rescued bird from the aerial, due to the nature of the birds injuries the Fire Service took the bird to the local vet in a bid to provide it with treatment and locate its owner.

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