Authorities say a tipsy tree trimmer dangled for nearly two hours in a West Los Angeles tree and it took a battalion of firefighters to rescue him.
Authorities say the man was reported about 40 feet up a eucalyptus tree Monday evening in the Brentwood area. He apparently had lost his footing and was dangling from a strap around his chest and arms.
Fire spokesman tells City News Service that it took 27 firefighters, a 35-foot ladder and ropes to rescue him.
Authorities say the man appeared to be tipsy and had a half-full bottle of tequila was in his belt.
He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
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