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Firefighters rescue seagull with impaled wing on school roof

By Ben Hooper

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Firefighters climbed to the roof of a Massachusetts high school to rescue a seagull that had impaled its wing on a lightning rod.

The Fairhaven Fire Department said workers at Fairhaven High School contacted authorities Tuesday to report a seagull with its wing impaled on a rooftop lightning rod.

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Firefighters used a ladder truck to reach the roof and carefully remove the bird from the rod.

Fairhaven Animal Control officers transported the bird to Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists in Buzzards Bay.

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