Firefighters handled an uncommon call-out in Dorset this week, as they discovered themselves releasing a trapped snake.
Firefighters from Dorset and Wiltshire Hearth and Rescue Service had been despatched to a property in Bournemouth to discover a pregnant python wedged beneath a door.
The crew managed to free the pet animal from underneath the kitchen door unhurt.
Sherborne Hearth Station shared an image of the incident on Fb, displaying a hydraulic tool getting used to assist free the trapped python.
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A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Hearth and Rescue Service mentioned: “We acquired a name at 1.59am on Thursday morning concerning a pet snake that had gotten herself trapped underneath a door.
“A crew from Springbourne went to the property on Melbourne Street, Bournemouth and located a pregnant feminine Python wedged beneath a kitchen door.
“Firefighters used small tools and a hydraulic door opener to take away the door and free her – the cease got here at 02.24am.
“She was unhurt.”