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May 21, 2014 at 5:48 AM

Stuck duck rescued from backstop netting

OLYMPIA (AP) — A duck stuck 40 feet above the ground in the backstop netting of a high school baseball field was fortunate that Olympia firefighters were willing to come to the rescue with their 100-foot ladder.

KING-TV says David Supensky of For Heaven’s Sake Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation grabbed a ladder when he got a call, but it was too short.

He says the firefighters cut the netting at Capitol High School, put the bird in a crate and brought it down Sunday.

Supensky says the bird had some wing abrasions. His wife removed the netting and kept the bird overnight. He released it in a nearby park the next day.

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