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Watch: Firefighters capture python coiled around utility wires in Philippines

Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Firefighters in the Philippines used their hands to wrangle a massive python found coiled around some live utility wires on a concrete wall.

Video from the scene shows firefighters from Tagbilaran City, Bohol, ascending a ladder to where the big snake was spotted on top of the wall.

The footage shows a firefighter using a pole to reach the snake and then using his hands to secure its body and head.

The firefighters passed the snake down the ladder and it was turned over to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for relocation.