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Firefighters rescue bird of prey from the roof of a Southend home
3:56pm Sunday 9th September 2012 in News
Firefighters were called to a Southend home after a show hawk became trapped on the roof.
The bird of prey had become tangled in a TV aerial on the top of a property in North Crescent at around 11:50am on Sunday.
Crews from Leigh Fire Station had to use a triple extension ladder to reach the animal and had bought it down to safety by 12:25pm.
The bird was left in the care of the RSPCA.