A tree worker suffered major injuries when they were hit by a falling tree near Pescadero Tuesday afternoon, according to fire officials.
The worker was rescued from a steep hillside and airlifted to a hospital, Cal Fire CZU said on Twitter.
Firefighters used a rope system to bring the worker 300 feet down the hillside, Cal Fire CZU said.
The incident happened just outside the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn area.
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