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Heroic rescue as firefighters save trapped hawk

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Posted at 3:34 PM, Nov 07, 2023

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Ladder 4 firefighters came to the aid of a Cooper's Hawk entangled in a fishing line at the Christopher Columbus Park.

This distressed bird was safely brought to the ground and freed through the actions of a swift-acting crew.

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