Man survives after being pinned by giant tree crashing through roof
|CTVnews 13 Oct 2021 at 22:13|
The 150-foot-tall, five-foot-wide pine tree is still lying inside the bedroom of the Alta Sierra home. The gaping hole in the roof exposing beams and debris that came crashing down -- all of it, on top of a man laying in his bed.
The man somehow escaped being crushed by a matter of inches and was left pinned by both the tree and the debris.
Dispatch audio describes the Nevada County Consolidated District Fire department s response to the call.
Dispatcher: "additional response for medicalmale trapped under a tree"
Firefighter: "confirming you want to use our equipment, or would you like us to stop by 88 and use the large animal rescue equipment"