Worker injured in cut-by

A worker was rescued after being cut on the leg by a chain saw May 5, 2023, in the community of Central, Louisiana. Firefighters with the Central Fire Department used a ladder truck to rescue the worker, who was taken by helicopter to a hospital, according to a WAFB 9 report.

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