Injured logger flown to hospital after tree fell on him in Huntington

Hampshire County

HUNTINGTON, Mass. (WWLP) – An injured logger was taken to the hospital by helicopter following a rescue on Pisgah Road in Huntington Thursday afternoon. 

Amherst Fire Department Chief Tim Nelson told 22News police and a regional rescue team was called to 96 Pisgah Road after a tree fell on the logger in a wooded area.

Amherst firefighters, who are members of the regional rescue team, helped extricate and recover the injured logger from difficult terrain.

State Police troopers from the Russell barracks provided secondary assistance. Surrounding communities that also helped with the rescue include the Westhampton Fire Department who provided the Life Star helicopter.

The injured logger was flown to Baystate and the extent of his injuries is currently unknown. 

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