Man rescued by fire crews after getting stuck on palm tree

Local News

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man was rescued by fire crews after getting stuck on a palm tree Sunday afternoon.

Fire crews say they responded to a home near Olive Avenue for man in his late twenties that got overheated while climbing a palm tree to prune palm fronds.

A tower truck was able to extend its ladder to help the man from the tree.

Authorities say the man had all his professional gear, including ropes and a harness.

No injuries were reported.

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