Tree Trimmer Rescued in Columbia, SC

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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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