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Columbia Fire rescue tree trimmer

(Souce: Columbia Fire Department) (Souce: Columbia Fire Department)
(Souce: Columbia Fire Department) (Souce: Columbia Fire Department)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The Columbia Fire Department successfully rescued a man who was shocked while trimming a tree approximately 55' in the air Saturday afternoon. 

Columbia Fire spokesman Brick Lewis says fight fighters were able to complete a high angle rescue after a man was shocked while trimming a tree on Legrand Road.

Lewis says SCE&G cut power to the area while Columbia Fire worked to rescue the man.

The man was treated by Richland EMS and was released on scene.

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