Time Incident Posted: 13:40

Incident Date: 18/10/2020

Incident Location: Soar Lane | Leicester

Incident Number: 15225

Incident Type: Rescue small animal from water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Eastern; Technical Rescue from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from the RSPCA requesting assistance in rescuing an injured Swan from the River Soar.
Crews have liaised with the RSPCA at the Incident.

Updated Incident Information: Two Technical Rescue teams have entered the water on a sled to rescue the swan.
UPDATE - STOP confirmed one swan caught by Fire crews and handed over to RSPCA

Public Statement Issued:


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