Man trapped in tree was rescued by KCFD

Suffered minor leg injuries

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A 56-year-old man was reportedly trapped in a tree, according to the Kern County Fire Department.

They responded to a report around 11:15 a.m. and found the man with both legs pinned by a large branch.

Firefighters used rescue equipment to free the man and safely bring him to the ground, which took about 20 minutes reports said.

The man was then taken by ambulance to a local hospital with minor leg injuries, according to the Kern County Fire Department.

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