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Kirton: Firefighters free cat trapped in sofa

22:25 01 March 2014

Firefighters have rescued a trapped cat.

Firefighters have rescued a trapped cat.

Archant

A cat needed rescuing after becoming trapped in the mechanism of a sofa in Kirton.

Firefighters from Ipswich East were called to help the animal at a property in Weir Place shortly after 6pm.

They freed it using hand tools and were back at base within an hour.

4 comments

  • i hoped they get fined for calling a fire engine for that and going by the picture they should be fined 3 times..

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    webbo

    Sunday, March 2, 2014

  • i hoped they get fined for calling a fire engine for that and going by the picture they should be fined 3 times..

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    webbo

    Sunday, March 2, 2014

  • And how much did this unnecessary callout cost the taxpayer? Just because the owner wasn't capable of using a hacksaw.

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    beerlover

    Sunday, March 2, 2014

  • Cat in sofa trumps Russia invading Ukraine as headline news - Great reporting by the Archant group. Relevant local and international news straight to your inbox.... not

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    dravinger

    Saturday, March 1, 2014

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