Firefighters rescue injured swan from Sixteen Foot river

Swan rescued from Sixteen Foot Drain

Swan rescued from Sixteen Foot Drain - Credit: Archant

Fire crews from Chatteris and Dogsthorpe along with Fenland Animal Rescue helped rescue an injured swan from a Fenland river.

The crews attended the Sixteen Foot Bank on Tuesday and the firefighters used rubber dinghies to reach the swan, which had a broken wing.

After being retrieved from the river, the swan was handed over to the animal rescue team who were on hand to ensure it received the necessary veterinary attention.

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