Time Incident Posted: 11:15

Incident Date: 14/08/2020

Incident Location: Enderby Road, Whetstone

Incident Number: 12236

Incident Type: Rescue Small Animal

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:38

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Technical Rescue & 1 appliance from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Request from RSPCA to assist with the rescue of a badger that had fallen down a storm drain near to the sewage works.
Animal rescue team from Southern mobilised.
Crews in attendance liaising with RSPCA.
Badger rescued by dropping ladder into storm drain. Tech Rescue entered drain captured badger using grabbing equipment. Badger was then caged and left with RSPCA officer.

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