July 23, 2016 9:25 pm
Updated: July 25, 2016 7:39 am

Tangled falcon rescued by Saskatoon Fire Department

A tangled falcon was rescued Friday by crew members with the Saskatoon Fire Department.

Tyler Schroeder / Global News

A merlin falcon tangled in the wires of an antenna tower was rescued Friday by Saskatoon Fire Department crews.

At around 11:20 a.m. CT, the fire department received a call about the bird at the Saskatoon Transit building at 315 Ave. C N.

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It had been hanging upside down since the previous day.

Using the department’s 100-foot ladder truck, along with the help from wildlife rescue personnel, firefighters freed and released the falcon within an hour.

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