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Man rescued from palm tree in east Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Fire Department rescued a man from a palm tree Sunday evening in the east valley.

Fire crews were called to Page Street around 5:45 p.m. after a worker got stuck in a tree while he was cutting off dead palm fronds, according to the department.

Crews were able to free the man in about half an hour, and he had no injuries.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter.

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