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Multiple units respond to man trapped 30 feet off the ground

Units with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and Warren County Fire responded to an emergency call on Choctaw Trail for a man trapped in a lift Sunday afternoon.

The man reportedly had been stuck approximately 30 feet off the ground since about 2 p.m. The call came in to Vicksburg-Warren 911 for help at around 4:45 p.m.

The man apparently was cutting limbs from a tree in the front yard of a home on the 1100 block of Choctaw Drive when the lift’s motor failed.

Witnesses said a mechanic was already on the scene and attempted to repair the motor and that lift had been moving up and down “on its own.”

After the first units arrived, 911 dispatched Platform 1 from the Vicksburg Fire Department to assist in the rescue.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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