VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Officials say a Blue Heron was saved after it was suspended in the air while tangled in a fishing line in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach Animal Control said in a Facebook post Officer Thompson responded to the call Wednesday morning then rushed to the scene along with a crew from the city’s fire department.
Firefighters gave Thompson a boost up to untangle the bird.
The bird was safely captured and contained. Animal Control then did their part by rushing the bird to a rehabber to check on its condition.
Animal Control gave a shout out in its post to the fire department for helping out with the rescue.