Firefighters rescue injured man 25 feet up a tree

Ann Arbor, MI – Firefighters rescued a man that became trapped 25 feet up a tree.

According to Fire Chief Mike Kennedy, a friend of a homeowner was helping with tree removal when things went wrong, resulting in a case of blunt force trauma.

“It appears as he was taking a limb down, the limb struck him, and so he was injured and also stuck,” Kennedy said.

The man was transported to the University of Michigan Hospital in stable condition.

Today at 11:29 AM, shift 1 had a citywide response for a technical rescue off of Forest Creek (Stone School north of…

Posted by City of Ann Arbor Fire Department – Government on Thursday, May 21, 2020

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