Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Rescued Puyallup barn owl released into wild

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Dec. 2, 2012 at 3:25 pm |
December 2, 2012 3:33 pm

A barn owl rescued by firefighters last month was released Wednesday.

The animal had been tangled in fishing line in a tree by the Puyallup River for several hours before Tacoma Fire crews rescued it.

The owl recovered from its injuries at the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center in Arlington.

Firefighters watched the owl’s release at dusk near the river.

Tacoma Fire Department photo
*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.