Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Firefighters rescue injured swan

Quay Street, Manningtree
12/11/2018 @ 11:47
Incident Number: 90012
In attendance: 1 x Urban Search and Rescue (Rescue Boat)

Firefighters rescued a badly injured swan this afternoon.

On arrival crews reported that the swan was severely struggling to move and had found itself on a muddy island around 50 metres from shore.

Crews used a rescue boat to reach the bird and were able to bring it back to shore by 2.03pm.

The swan was left in the care of the RSPCA.

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