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Parrot owner rescued from tree in Wigan

A man has been rescued from a tree after getting stuck while trying to recapture his parrot.

Firefighters used a 30ft (9m) ladder to bring them to safety in the Ince area of Wigan.

Greater Manchester Fire Service said engines from Wigan and Hindley were mobilised at about 13:55 BST.

A spokesman for the fire service said it had received reports that a 28-year-old man was stuck up a tree in Green Lane as he tried to recover his pet.

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