On Saturday the Lawrence County Dispatch received a call reporting an injured man stuck in a tree shortly after 4:30 pm. The call came in from 1188 Lawrence 106 just outside Ravenden.

Ravenden Fire and AET Ambulance were both paged to the scene. The caller stated the victim was up a tree and pinned by another limb. Ravenden Fire arrived on scene and requested additional manpower, ropes and a ladders stating the victim was dangling by his leg.

A medical helicopter was requested to the scene, Survival Flight accepted the call and had a 26 minute arrival time, Ravenden Firefighters set up a landing zone for the helicopter in the area of Lawrence 106. At 4:57pm a wrecker from Dail’s Wrecker Service was requested to the scene for additional help freeing the subject.

At 5:04 the helicopter landed in Ravenden, the flight crew was met by firefighters and taken back to the scene. At 5:53 pm residents in the area reported the helicopter lifting off from the area. At 6:12 pm the ambulances were released from the scene. At 6:14 pm the Ravenden Fire Department cleared the scene.

The injured victim was flown to an area hospital for treatment of injuries, the identity of the victim or extent of injuries was not known at the time of publishing.