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Jeffersonville firefighters soar to rescue stranded pet bird

Firefighters rescued Ruby the macaw from a tree across from her house. (Source: JFD)
Firefighters rescued Ruby the macaw from a tree across from her house. (Source: JFD)
Published: Jun. 7, 2019 at 9:18 PM EDT
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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WAVE) - The call of duty turned into the call of the wild this week for firefighters in Jeffersonville.

A family whose bird flew the coup and landed in a nearby tree went to the fire department for help.

The bird, a macaw named Ruby, was 60 feet up in a tree across from the family’s house.

Wednesday a concerned bird mom came to the firehouse upset cause her “Macaw” named “Ruby” flew from her house to a tree...

Posted by Jeffersonville Fire Dept. on Friday, June 7, 2019

Firefighters with Tower 41 took their equipment to save Ruby before storms moved into the area.

Ruby is happily reunited with her family.

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