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Virginia firefighters treat a guest hummingbird using sugar water in a social media post

A hummingbird that wound on a Virginia fire station was given sugar water before it flew away, a fire brigade says.

(Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department)

It Was a “feathered” tired?

A hummingbird that wound on a Virginia-fire department got a dose of sugar water before it flew away, a local fire department said.

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Twitter account posted an image of the hummingbird with a syringe with a liquid on Monday.

Recently Station 31, Fox Mill, A-Shift flew into action if a patient has winged his way to the station. The fly-in of the patient was a hummingbird that appeared weak and listless. The crew fed the patient sugar water via a syringe. After a short rest the patient got well and flew the coop pic.twitter.com/x19SFxwGUX

— Fairfax Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) June 25, 2018

“Recently, Station 31, Fox Mill, A-Shift flew into action if a patient has winged his way to the station,” the tweet said. “The fly-in of the patient was a hummingbird that appeared weak and listless.”

The bird could be seen drinking the liquid, in a photo with the tweet.

“After a short rest the patient got well and flew the coop,” the tweet said.

The fire and rescue department not immediately return a request for comment FoxNews.com.

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