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Osprey tangled in nest rescued by firefighters in Weber County

Posted at 12:40 PM, Aug 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-03 14:49:46-04

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — An osprey was rescued by firefighters after it apparently became tangled in a nest high up on a pole in Huntsville.

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According to the Weber County fire district, a lift was provided by Lonnie Bailey and his son.

Two firefighters went up in the lift and helped set the osprey free.

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Once free, they placed it in the nest and it flew away safely.