Fire and Rescue NSW removes snake from home in Sydney's south - VIDEO - Bundeena
Published: 15 Feb 2023 02:25pm
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) today has averted a slippery situation, safely removing a snake from a home in Bundeena in Sydney's south.
Firefighters were called to the property in Thompson Street just before 10am, finding a two-metre diamond python had taken up residence.
The homeowners initially spotted the serpent on their balcony, but it had slithered into the front garden by the time FRNSW crews arrived on-scene.
Using snake tongs and a catching bag, specially-trained firefighters captured the reptile, relocating it to the nearby Royal National Park.
It is not uncommon for FRNSW crews to be called in to remove snakes.
FRNSW works closely with WIRES to provide reptile retrieval services in cases where people are deemed at high risk of injury or death.
_Media note: __footage of the snake retrieval can be obtained here - _https://vimeo.com/798978283/aafca91005 [external link]
Updated: 15 Feb 2023 02:30pm
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