Firefighters rescue hedgehog stuck down pipe

Firefighters have rescued a hedgehog that had become trapped down a plastic pipe.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 03 August, 2018, 06:46
Crews used shovels to remove the soil around the pipe.

Four firefighters from Washington were called to the Coach Road Estate in Washington at 6.22pm on Thursday to help free the little animal that was stuck 4ft down a vertical plastic pipe.

The crew used shovels and hand tools to remove the soil around the pipe to access the hedgehog.

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The creature was then placed in the care of a RSPCA rescue officer who took it to Sunderland Rescue Centre.

Firefighters rescuing the little hedgehog in Washington.
Firefighters have rescued a hedgehog that had become stuck down a pipe.