Seven ducklings have been rescued after they became trapped inside a drain in a Staffordshire village on Friday (June 19).
Firefighters were called by local residents after they noticed the birds were stuck in the drain on Dimble Lane, Alton.
The firefighters removed a manhole cover to free the ducklings.
A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said firefighters had been called to the street at 3.50pm.
She said: “The call came in to Dimble Lane, Alton, at 3.50pm on Friday, June 19.
“Firefighters from Cheadle helped local residents to rescue seven little ducklings from a drain.
“They helped to move a manhole cover to free the ducklings.”