By CBSLA Staff

SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA) – A tree trimmer in Sherman Oaks got stranded, enveloped in layers of fronds, atop a 45-foot palm tree Saturday morning.

Fire crews rescue a tree trimmer trapped atop a 45 foot palm tree in Sherman Oaks.

Firefighters were called to the scene where they used a rope system to get the man down. He was transported to the hospital by paramedics where there’s been no word on his condition, though he was conscious as rescue crews lowered him to the ground.