Tree climber rescued by emergency personnel

Emergency crews responded for a technical rescue when a tree worker was injured August 21, 2023, in Burke, Virginia. Crews were able to lower the man from the tree, and he was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a report.

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