South Yorkshire firefighters rescue five ducklings from grate

Have you heard the one about five ducklings falling down a grate on the streets of South Yorkshire?

Tuesday, 15th May 2018, 4:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th May 2018, 4:41 pm
Firefighters from Tankersley with the ducklings.

No, it's no joke - firefighters rescued these little cuties from a grate on Maple Road, Tankersley at around 9.50am this morning.

A crew from Tankersley attended the incident and rescued them from around 1 ft below the surface of the road.

The rescued ducklings.

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The ducks were happy to pose for photos before being passed to the RSPCA.

Firefighters from Tankersley with the ducklings.
Firefighters from Tankersley with the ducklings.