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Fire crews called in after paratroopers get stuck in trees
An army paratrooper tangled in a tree on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., on April 26, 2012. Lacey Fire District Three aided in the rescue of two paratroopers who were blown into trees during a training exercise.Lacey Fire District Three via AP
One paratrooper was safely pulled from a tree before the Lacey crews arrived. The second paratrooper was higher up in a tree and JBLM didn't have a ladder capable of reaching him. Lacey firefighters were able to get close enough with the ladder truck to rescue him.