Trapped swan rescued by Dublin Fire Brigade

The bird became trapped in a lock on Sunday night

Trapped swan rescued by Dublin Fire Brigade

Image via @DubFireBrigade on Twitter

A Dublin Fire Brigade unit got a call of a different kind on Sunday night.

The team from Phibsboro were called to help a swan at around 9.00pm.

The bird was at Binn's Bridge in distress.

Image via @DubFireBrigade on Twitter

The fire brigade say the swan became trapped in a lock and the Kildare Animal Foundation had requested their assistance.

It is believed the swan got into difficulty after not having enough space to take off.

Image via @DubFireBrigade on Twitter

The bird is being assessed and looked after by the Kildare Animal Foundation.