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Contractor cutting tree shocked by electrical wire; man expected to be okay

1 month 3 weeks 3 days ago Wednesday, August 10 2022 Aug 10, 2022 August 10, 2022 4:32 PM August 10, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. AMANT - A contractor cutting limbs was shocked when a branch came in contact with an electrical wire and sent a current through the tree. 

St. Amant firefighters said the man was cutting limbs from a home on Drozin Mayers Road in St. Amant on Wednesday afternoon. 

Fire Chief James LeBlanc said the man is okay, but is being taken to a hospital for treatment. 

No other injuries were reported. 

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