Time Incident Posted: 00:31

Incident Date: 22/04/2021

Incident Location: Countesthorpe Road, South Wigston

Incident Number: 6932

Incident Type: Rescue Small Animal

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 00:16


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from a member of the public who had found a baby fox cub trapped in fencing.

Updated Incident Information: 1 x fox cub with head stuck in metal wire fencing. Small gear was used to cut free . Fire Crew then released the fox cub back into the wild

Public Statement Issued:


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