Firefighters in Oakland Rescue Man Stuck in Tree - NBC Bay Area
East Bay

East Bay

The latest news from around the East Bay

Firefighters in Oakland Rescue Man Stuck in Tree

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Why a Long-Weekend Trip to Juneau is Good for the Soul
    NBC
    File image

    Oakland firefighters rescued a man this afternoon after he became stuck in a tree he was trimming.

    A fire dispatcher said firefighters responded to 3220 Louise Street around 4:30 p.m. on reports of a man stuck in a tree 40 feet off the ground.

    A California Highway Patrol helicopter was called in to assist firefighters in safely removing the man from the tree, according to fire officials.

    He eventually was brought down on a ladder.

    Further information about how the man became stuck in tree or if there were any injuries was unavailable.

    Get the latest from NBC Bay Area anywhere, anytime
    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android