Firefighters work their snake charming magic

Snake rescued in Ely after concerned resident flagged down a local fire crew.

This snake was rescued in the Ely area after a concerned resident flagged down a local fire crew. - Credit: CAMBS FIRE

A snake was rescued in the Ely area after a concerned resident alerted fire crews.

Snake rescued in Ely after concerned resident flagged down a local fire crew.

This snake was rescued in the Ely area after a concerned resident flagged down a local fire crew. - Credit: CAMBS FIRE

Firefighters from Ely Community Fire & Rescue Station carried out the unusual rescue after being flagged down by a member of the public.

The crew rescued the snake and safely released it back into the wild.

This snake was rescued in Ely after a concerned resident flagged down a local fire crew.

This snake was rescued in the Ely area after a concerned resident flagged down a local fire crew. - Credit: CAMBS FIRE