At 9:40 am on Friday the Lawrence County Dispatch received a call from a Lynn firefighter stating he had cut an artery in his left arm and was in his deer stand about 20 feet off the ground. The Lynn Fire Department, AET Ambulance and a medical helicopter requested by the medics all responded to the scene.

The subject kept phone contact with the dispatch center while responders made their way to the scene. Lynn Rescue 1 checked on scene at 9:56 am and relayed directions to the incoming ambulance as it approached. At 9:59 am the ambulance checked on scene. Lynn firemen called in coordinates to a landing zone on scene, Survival Flight was steered towards the scene.

Firefighters were able to assist the injured male from the tree. Lynn Fire Department checked clear from the scene at 10:29 am, the injured firefighter was flown to a local hospital for treatment of injuries. AET Ambulance was clear from the scene at 10:35 am.

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