The driver of a tree care company’s plant-health-care vehicle was injured when the truck crashed into a dental- care building September 6, 2023, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The truck caught fire. The driver was transported to a local hospital, and an office worker in the building suffered minor injuries, according to a CBS News […]
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.
A tree worker was injured when a work truck overturned and landed in a ditch June 26, 2023, in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The driver was extricated from the truck with seemingly minor injuries, according to a Shelbyville-Times Gazette report.
A climber was injured when a cut branch pinned him in a tree June 9, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Crews were able to free him, and he was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital, according to a KTALnews.com report.
A tree climber in Santa Ana, California, was stuck 40 feet in a palm November 14, 2022. The climber was apparently fatigued and not able to descend on his own. The Orange County Fire Authority’s Technical Rescue Team shot a pilot line over the palm to establish a rope system and was able to rescue […]