Ducklings rescued from Takeley drain

Ducklings rescued in Takeley

Ducklings rescued in Takeley - Credit: Archant

Firefighters were called out on an unusual rescue mission this afternoon (Thursday, May 28) when a paddle of ducklings were found trapped in a drain.

Ducklings rescued in Takeley

Ducklings rescued in Takeley - Credit: Archant

Chimney rods and a hose reel were used to extract the unfortunate fledglings when firefighters arrived at the scene after receiving a call at 12.41pm. They were rescued shortly before 2pm.

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Ducklings rescued in Takeley

Ducklings rescued in Takeley - Credit: Archant