Blue Heron tangled in fishing line rescued by Virginia Beach Animal Control

Posted at 7:05 PM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-22 19:05:36-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Beach Animal Control rescued a Blur Heron from being trapped in fishing line on Wednesday.

Virginia Beach Animal Control said in a Facebook post that Officer Thompson rushed to the scene along with a fire department crew.

Firefighters gave Thompson a boost up to untangle the bird. The bird was safely captured and contained, according to the post.

Animal Control rushed the bird to a rehabber to check on its condition.