Swan is saved in lake rescue

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A SWAN was rescued after getting entangled in fishing line.

The bird became trapped in the line at a lake off Vinnetrow Road, Chichester.

A crew from West Sussex Fire and Rescue was called out at about 1.45pm on Sunday and brought the swan to dry land.

They released the bird and left the scene at about 3pm.

The swan was left in the care of the RSPCA.