Firefighters rescue boy stuck more than 50 feet above the ground in magnolia tree
The Statesville Fire Department rescued the boy on Sunday afternoon.
Published: Mar. 5, 2023 at 7:51 PM EST
STATESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - Firefighters were able to successfully rescue a boy who was stuck in a magnolia tree in Iredell County on Sunday afternoon.
According to the Statesville Fire Department, crews received a call for service around 4:45 p.m. for a child stuck in a tree as high as 60 feet above the ground.
Firefighters were able to rig a harness system and safely lower the boy to the ground.
Several engines were called to the scene, as was EMS and the Iredell County Rescue team.
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