Off duty firefighter rescues stranded tree trimmer

A man, in his 40s, was rescued after palm fronds collapsed on him as he was trimming a tree in Phoenix. The man was stuck under the weight of the frond and needed to be rescued. Joey Gonzales, an off duty firefighter, was a few houses down and hear the man in distress. Gonzales scaled a few walls and used a ladder to get to the injured man. The injured tree trimmer was able to climb down under his own power and transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

CBS 5 – KPHO

For more information; http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/tree-trimmer-trapped-in-palm-tree

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