Tree trimmer trapped in palm tree rescued

Posted at 12:57 PM, Apr 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-09 20:28:34-04

An off duty Phoenix firefighter helped rescue a man who was stuck in a palm tree Saturday.

It happened near 7th and Northern avenues around 1 p.m.

Phoenix fire says the man was stuck under the weight of the palm tree trimmings, while still in the tree.

The man was in his 40’s and was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

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