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Trapped fox rescued by fire specialist
10:46am Wednesday 30th May 2012 in Environment
A FOX cub had to be rescued after getting stuck between two garages for almost two days.
Animal rescue specialist Buster Brown, from Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service was called on Monday evening to help free the young animal, which had been trapped for 36 hours.
Using chimney rods to gently reach the cub the specialist was able to work out how far away the cub was and, with permission from the owner of the garage, used a drill, hammer, bolster and chisel to remove the bricks from inside the garage wall, in Emsworth, to reach the fox.
Buster said: "Once a hole was made I realised the cub had moved slightly so I had to make another. This process took nearly two hours as I had to remove the bricks carefully to ensure I didn't injure the animal."
After the fox was rescued it was checked over by Buster and released.