Skydiver Rescued from Tree by Hollis, NH, Firefighters

May 28, 2024
Crews used a tower to reach the parachutist who landed 60 feet up in a tree.

Heather Morrison


A skydiver was rescued in New Hampshire Sunday after getting stuck about 60 feet up in a tree.

About 250 feet off of the road near 145 Runnells Bridge Road in Hollis, New Hampshire, a skydiver and his parachute got stuck in a tree around 7 p.m. Sunday.

The Hollis Fire Department with help from the Pepperell Fire Department responded to a call concerning the man who was stuck. Two firefighters were able to get the man out of the tree.

He was not injured and did not need to go to the hospital, WMUR reported. Once on the ground, he was seen smiling with the firefighters.

Officials also shared photos from the scene.

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