Wednesday 21 November 2018

Three chirping ducklings were rescued from a drain after noise alerted passers-by

They were rescued by firefighters.

Duck road crossing sign (Northcam/Getty Images)
Duck road crossing sign (Northcam/Getty Images)

By Nicola Irwin, Press Association

These are the pictures that show firefighters opening a drain to rescue three ducklings.

Posted by Gerrards Cross Fire Station on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The little ducks – nicknamed Huey, Dewey and Louie like the nephews of Donald Duck – were then reunited with their “relieved mother”.

Posted by Gerrards Cross Fire Station on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Firefighters from Gerrards Cross Fire Station, part of Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue, were called into action after people heard chirping from the drain.

The team wrote on Twitter: “Its not only fires and RTC’s. Huey, Dewey, and Louie were rescued by fire crews today after a member of the public heard chirps coming from a nearby drain. All children were returned to their relieved mother without injury.”

The firefighters tagged the post #AllInADaysWork.

Awww.

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