By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– A baby great horned owl is back in its nest after getting a lift from the Denver Fire Department over the weekend. An off-duty firefighter spotted the bird in trouble on Saturday in southwest Denver.

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The bird had fallen out of its nest.

(credit: Denver Fire)

He called for help from Denver Fire Truck Company Number 38. This led to a sort-of reverse rescue where the firefighters climbed up the ladder to get the bird back in its nest.

(credit: Denver Fire)

Jennifer McRae