A man was electrocuted when he apparently made contact with a power line while in a tree on March 7, 2021, in Baltimore, Maryland. First responders received reports of a man stuck in a tree. Investigators believe the man was killed when he touched the power line, according to a WJZ-TV Channel 13 report.
An aerial-lift bucket operator suffered a shock and burns on October 3, 2020, in Weathersfield, Connecticut, after making contact with a power line. A crew was trimming a tree near power lines when the bucket operator made contact with a live line. That party was taken to an area hospital to be treated for burns. […]
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 climber doing tree work was electrocuted May 28, 2020, in Sacramento, California, after making contact with a power line while 50 feet up in a tree. Fire crews responded to a reported tree fire at a private home and found that the tree trimmer was stuck in a tree about 50 feet off the […]