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Tree trimmer rescued from bucket truck

JFRD says crane malfunctioned, leaving man 40 feet off the ground

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville firefighters have rescued a professional tree trimmer who was stuck 40 feet in the air after a crane malfunctioned on Gable Lane in Arlington.

Jacksonville Fire-Rescue said the man was about 40 feet up when the crane malfunctioned. Firefighters reached him with a ladder truck and brought him down.

The entire rescue operation took about five minutes and the worker was not hurt.