Firefighters rescue worker pinned in tree in Longwood

Crews respond to Marshal Drive near SR-434

Firefighters rescued a tree trimmer pinned between two branches of a tree in Seminole County.

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A tree trimmer was rescued by Seminole County firefighters Monday after he got stuck in a large oak tree.

Firefighters shared pictures from the scene along Marshal Drive in Longwood, not far from State Road 434.

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Crews said a tree fell and pinned the worker’s foot between two branches.

Firefighters rescue tree trimmer stuck in tree in Longwood

Firefighters were able to get the worker out.

The worker was taken to a hospital and was expected to be OK, officials said.

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