A climber was injured and had to be rescued by firefighters from 80 feet up in a tree on May 14, 2020, in Baltimore County, Maryland. Officials said it was not immediately clear what the extent of the person’s injuries were, according to a patch.com report.
A tree worker was one of two persons injured in a three-vehicle crash on May 13, 2020, in South Carolina 170 near Okatie, S.C. A tree-trimming equipment vehicle was rear-ended by an SUV and a wheel from the vehicle came off, hitting a third car on the highway and causing traffic to shut down. Both […]
A man clearing trees next to a business had to be rescued after a tree split and a portion of it pinned him against a concrete wall on May 11, 2020, in Youngstown, Ohio. Firefighters had to cut part of a chain-link fence to get to the man. Paramedics treated him before he was put […]
Two tree-company employees were injured when a tree failed and fell on a house on May 6, 2020, in Bullard, Texas. A tree-trimming service was working near a house when the tree failed. The homeowners weren’t home when the incident occurred, according to a KLTV report. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for […]
A chipper operator died on the job after an incident on April 27, 2020, in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Tanner M. Perry, 25, of Dennison, Ohio, was working with a tree-service company chipping tree limbs when something caused the machine to malfunction. Emergency services received a call reporting that a chipper had “exploded” and one person […]