A tree worker was injured while working 55 feet up in a tree March 3, 2023, in Theodore, Alabama. Fire crews rescued the man from the tree, and he was then transported to a local hospital via air ambulance, according to a WKRG News 5 report. The incident occurred as a result of a rigging failure, according to information provided directly to TCIA staff.
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