Turtle Rescue - The Entrance

Published: 28 Dec 2021 12:27pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have rescued a pet turtle that fell off a balcony on the state's Central Coast.

Firefighters were called to Coral Street at The Entrance just before 12.30 this afternoon.

There they found a young boy desperate to retrieve his reptilian pet, which had fallen to a balcony below in the apartment block.

The turtle had remained trapped there for two days as the occupants were not contactable.

Fire crews used a ladder to access the first floor unit and retrieve the shell-shocked turtle.

Firefighters handed the uninjured turtle back to its very grateful owner.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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