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5-foot snake captured in South Los Angeles

September 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters received an unusual call to capture a 5-foot snake in South Los Angeles early Saturday morning.A woman called 911 just after midnight after spotting the snake on west 46th Street, between Halldale and Denker avenues.

Firefighters hauled the snake away after wrangling it into a 5-gallon bucket.

There is no word on what kind of snake it was, but firefighters plan to turn it over to animal services.