Logging Related Accidents Rising in Nelson County

NelsonCountyLogging-related accidents are on the rise in Nelson County, with one occurring just this month. The County’s Emergency Services has reported an increase in 911 calls reporting emergencies at logging sites in the past twelve months. According to the Nelson County Times, there have been about four logging-related incidents in the past year that resulted from chain saw accidents or heavy equipment turning over; three have been heavy equipment fires. All of the incidents have been from professional logging services. The most recent accident occurred on Oct. 22nd, when heavy logging equipment rolled over, injuring a person.

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