190-pound bear rescued from tree

    Emergency rescue crews in Clinton Township, New Jersey took on a unique type of rescue Saturday, helping to get a 190-pound bear out of a tree.

    The Hunterdon County Democrat reports the Annandale Hose Company and Clinton First Aid and Rescue Squad helped to tranquilize the bear and catch it in a net as it fell from the tree.

    State Fish & Wildlife officials were also on scene to help rescue the bear.

    Annandale Fire Chief Martin Peverley tells The Hunterdon County Democrat the bear was tattooed and then released back into the wild.

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