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Amateur tree trimmer gets stuck

Laura J. Gardner | The Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Fire Department Capt. Rich Dolsen rescues Steve Weekley from an oak tree on the 7200 block of Blackhawk Lane on Sunday. Weekley, who is not a professional tree trimmer, was helping with removing trees after the storm damage in the area. He had a safety belt on and was removed without injury. “Last time I’ll be up in that tree,” Weekley said.