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Pelican freed after tangled in fishing wire

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Crews cut the pelican loose. Crews cut the pelican loose.

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. (WSVN) -- Crews came to the rescue of a pelican who got all tangled up, Tuesday.

Lighthouse Point Fire Rescue responded to the scene on the 1800 block of East Terra Mar Drive in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

Officials said the pelican got tangled in fishing wire but did not appear to have any physical injuries. Once crews cut the bird loose, they released him back into the water.

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