Watch Durham firefighters rescue trapped ducklings
Firefighters went above and beyond their call of duty when they came to the rescue of five trapped ducklings. Crews from Durham were called to rescue the ducklings after they had fallen down a manhole cover near to the DLI Museum, Aykley Heads, on Saturday, April 15.
Firefighters worked alongside the RSPCA during the rescue, which saw them use spades to lift the cover before nets were able to safely bring the birds to the surface.
Crew manager Paul Hartburn was delighted they were able to safely bring the chicks back to their mother who was waiting at a nearby pond.
He said: "The whole... read more
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