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Occupational Hazard: Stuck Trimmer Rescued from Palm Tree

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It comes with the turf, we suppose, if you trim trees for a living--there's always the chance you're going to get stuck. Such is the case with one tree trimmer who happens to be up a palm in Sherman Oaks this afternoon.

Firefighters have been sent to rescue the poor fellow from the tree. A live broadcast on KTLA showed the operation in progress.

Before we could say "hang in there!" to the poor guy, we learned he's been freed. The Los Angeles Fire Department reports that the 33-year-old man has been rescue, and is being taken to an area hospital in fair condition.

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