Tree climber rescued after getting hand trapped

New Hope, NC – An unidentified tree climber required rescued while working on a tree in New Hope.

According to a report the man was part of tree crew taking down a tall pine tree. The climber became trapped about halfway up the pine when his hand became trapped between two sections of a limb he was cutting.

The ground crew called emergecny personnel to come free the injured tree climber. When they arrived fire crews used a ladder truck to free the man and lower him to safety.

The injured tree climber was taken to the hospital for a hand injury.

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