A worker was seriously injured when his chain saw came in contact with a live power line, September 21, 2023, in Lutz, Florida. The worker was working with a tree crew and was in a rented boom lift when the incident occurred, according to a WFLA NBC Channel 8 News report. The worker was listed in critical condition, according to the report.
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A tree worker died June 1, 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona, after coming into contact with a power line. Crisostomo Hernandez-Aguilar, 28, was working on a backyard palm at a residence. First responders found Hernandez-Aguilar on fire and still suspended about 30 feet in the palm near the power lines. Fire officials said technical-rescue companies removed […]
A tree worker was injured June 9, 2020, in Lynn, Massachusetts, when a limb from a tree he was taking down fell on him. The 32-year-old man was working for a tree service removing a tree in Lynn Woods Reservation at the time of the accident. He was in stable condition when he was transported […]
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