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 wusa9.com report.
You might be interested in …
A tree worker was found dead in a tree on March 16, 2021, in Lubbock, Texas. Police and fire responded to a report of a body in a tree. The man had apparently been trimming the tree, but it was not immediately clear what led to his death. Lubbock Fire Rescue recovered the body from […]
An aerial-lift operator died after being found unconscious in the bucket while 40 feet in the air on a tree-trimming job on December 10, 2020, in Russiaville, Indiana. It was unclear if William Lidy, 65, of Russiaville, had some type of accident or if he suffered a medical incident. An autopsy was planned, according to […]
An aerial lift being used for line-clearance tree trimming tipped over January 6, 2022, on the shoulder of a road in Hayden, Idaho, taking down power lines and causing a power outage to about 200 homes. It is presumed the operator sustained at least minor injuries crashing into a wooded area, according to a TCIA […]