We’ve heard of firemen rescuing cats stuck in trees, but crews in New Jersey had a new problem on their hands. A woman was stuck in a tree because she was hunting Pokemon.
The "Pokemon Go" app has only been around for a couple of weeks, but it has gotten people in trouble, from crashing into parked police cars to finding dead bodies to players being stabbed and now this.
The East Greenwich Township Fire & Rescue posted photos on their Facebook page of the rescue Tuesday. The department said its crew was dispatched to a cemetery for a “Pokemon stuck in a tree, along with the person who was chasing it.”
The firemen set up an extension ladder and helped the woman down to safety.
It may seem like common sense, but the fire department had words of wisdom to those who are playing the app.
“For all those out there playing 'Pokemon Go,' take heed of all of the warnings, and be careful not to put yourself into bad situations. Think about what you are doing and where you are going before you actually do it.”