NEWARK (CBS SF) – Firefighters videotaped the dramatic rescue of a hawk trapped in the netting atop a gas station in Newark, on Sunday.

The rescue was videotaped by the Alameda County Fire Department.

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A long ladder was used to get to the bird. After climbing across the span, one firefighter held the hawk steady while the other cut the netting to free it.

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The ordeal took about 15 minutes.

The two rescuers posed with the bird before Newark Police took the hawk to a clinic.

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In a tweet, firefighters thanked @NewarkCA_Police for “providing support and traffic control for the rescue.”