WATCH: Dublin Fire Brigade rescue swan trapped in Bins Bridge lock
Dublin Fire Brigade rescued a struggling swan last night after it became caught in the lock at Bins Bridge.
A crew from Dublin Fire Brigade’s Phibsborough Station responded to the emergency call when the swan found itself stuck in the lower section of the Dublin lock.
The swan didn’t have enough space to take off in the lock and became increasingly distressed before the crew arrived.
It wasn’t to be the bird’s swan song however, as the Fire Brigade flooded the lock allowing it to swim back to an awaiting bevy of its cobs and pens.
A crew from #Phibsborough have freed a swan who became caught in the lock at Bins Bridge. Swans don't have enough space to to take off in the lock and can become distressed. The crew flooded the lock and the swan paddled off to the waiting bevy* of Swans.— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) January 18, 2019
(* Thanks google!) pic.twitter.com/BGBzaksfkn