Firefighters cut a soccer net to free an owl that became tangled in it on the soccer field at Ravinia Park in Gurnee Tuesday morning. | Provided Photos

Firefighters were able to quickly rescue an owl that got stuck in a soccer net at a park in Gurnee Tuesday morning, allowing the animal to fly away uninjured.

The Gurnee Fire Department responded around 6:43 a.m. Tuesday to Ravinia Park, 925 Ravinia Drive in Gurnee, for a report of a special duty call.

A concerned morning walker spotted an owl tangled in a soccer net at the park.

Village officials said the fire department arrived and showed their “incredible kindness and expertise yet again.”

Firefighters cut the soccer net on the north side of the field to free the animal.

“With careful precision and quick thinking, they safely cut away the net to set the owl free,” village officials said.

The owl flew away uninjured after the fire department cut it free, which took only a few minutes.

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In December, the Gurnee Fire Department rescued a puppy that fell through the ice on Grandwood Lake in Grandwood Park.

Crews arrived, donned cold water exposure suits and entered the water. A neighbor allowed firefighters to use a small boat and the Goldendoodle was safely rescued within 15 minutes of the call.

Firefighters wrapped the dog up to keep it warm and turned it back to the owner, who was at the scene.