A postal worker helped save a man who had cut himself with a chain saw on October 9, 2020, in Norwalk, California. Postal carrier Fernando Garcia was on his route in Norwalk when he heard a call for help. When he got close to the source, he found a man on the ground. “When he […]
A climber who was injured while topping a conifer tree was rescued after being stranded 80 feet in the air on June 27, 2020, in Lakeview, Idaho. The climber was cutting the top of the tree when it either broke free early or went the wrong way, or both, and struck him. The tree was […]
A man pinned by fronds 50 feet off the ground while pruning a palm was rescued by firefighters on June 12, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. A ladder truck reached the man and a platform was put in place to get him into a harness before he was lowered in what officials called a “high-angle […]
A man helping a friend remove a tree had to be rescued May 21, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, after he was struck by a limb and injured 25 feet up. The victim, a friend of the homeowner, suffered blunt-force trauma and was stuck in the tree. Fortunately, several of the responding Ann Arbor firefighters […]
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.