HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. ‐‐  Just before 6 p.m.,  on the evening of Jan. 26, 2023, firefighters were dispatched to the Bailey Estates neighborhood in High Springs for a report of an individual stuck up in a tree.   Upon arrival, crews found a 13‐year‐old male stuck roughly 30 feet up a large tree in the woods. The teen, uninjured, was successfully rescued after a well‐coordinated rescue effort from High Springs Fire Department, Alachua County Fire Rescue, and High Springs Police Department.   Technical Rescues such as these, are just one example of the dozens of types of calls today’s firefighter trains for, and responds to.

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