Man Killed While Using Chainsaw In A Tree

A Lincoln man is dead after being electrocuted while working in a tree with a chainsaw. 

Lincoln Fire and Rescue officials say crews were called to the area of Sewell and South 39th Street on Wednesday afternoon for a report of a possible electrocution.

Once on the scene, emergency crews found a dead man up in the tree. He was brought down from the tree and nearby power lines were de-energized. The tree also caught fire during the incident.

The incident is under investigation.


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