Fledgling swallow rescued from Newbury gutter
Firefighters called to scene
NEWBURY firefighters rescued a fledgling swallow from a gutter this morning (Tuesday).
One fire engine was called from Newbury Fire Station at 10am to a property in Hawthorne Road, where the station is based and after a young swallow had become stuck in a gutter.
The householder had been feeding the bird for a couple of days, before releasing it.
Firefighters climbed up a ladder to rescue the bird and left after 15 minutes.