Woman atop coconut tree rescued by fire brigade 


Press Trust of India, 19-12-2012 07:56:40


Write Comment     |     E-Mail To a Friend     |     Facebook     |     Twitter     |     Print


Stuck up in a 36-feet tall coconut tree while spraying insecticide, a housewife had to make a call to the fire brigade from her mobile phone to rescue her.

co

 

45-year-old Cicily, a housewife, had learned to operate the coconut tree climbing machine since the past one year and managed to eke out a living with it.

Yesterday, after she climbed the coconut tree at Nedumbrakkat at Chertala in Alapuzha district, to spray insecticide, the machine seemed to have developed some trouble, police said.

However, not loosing her cool, Cicly, held on to the tree and managed to slowly slip down to at least 21 feet. She could not come down further as the tree had a bend.

Her mobile phone came to her rescue and she immediately called the fire force personnel saying, "Sir I am on top of a coconut tree, Please save me."

Hearing her cries for help, people from the area gathered.

By then, the fire force personnel reached the spot and with the help of a ladder, managed to bring her down safe, police said.

Comments on this Article
Avinash, India Wed, August-19-2020, 2:15
I am Avinash ,coconut breeder, I know about coconut hybridization technique. and I learn some new technique of coconut hybridization for maximum no.of button seting . pleas give me some guidance for coconut production. My Qualification MSc Ag. genetics and plant breeding 8 year experiance. Sir how much ladder weight. Very thank full to you, I have seen your ladder
Agree[0]
Jossey Saldanha, Mangalore/Mapusa/Mumbai Wed, December-19-2012, 10:03
Alfred, You should try to grow the Yellow Malaysian breed of coconut. Average yearly yield of our local coconut trees are 75 - 100 coconuts of which plucker takes around 25 – 35. Average yearly yield of Malaysian breed is 150 – 200 coconuts and no plucker is required as these trees grow only 10 - 15 feet.
Agree[1]
alfredo, santhekatte Wed, December-19-2012, 7:54
during my childhood days i used try to pluck coconuts from such trees. that time price was approx 8rs,now its 3.75rs which is useless
Agree[1]
Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
    
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Kemmannu.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on kemmannu.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using kemmannu.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Kemmannu.com be held responsible.
Similarly, Kemmannu.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.




BIGGEST FLOOD IN 46 YEARS, KEMMANNU - UDUPI
View More

Free Covid-19 test at Santhekatte By Rotary Kallianpur on Oct 2.Free Covid-19 test at Santhekatte By Rotary Kallianpur on Oct 2.
Rozaricho Gaanch September Issue 2020Rozaricho Gaanch September Issue 2020
Contact on Going Residential ProjectAl Nayaab Residency, UdupiContact on Going Residential ProjectAl Nayaab Residency, Udupi
Cool House Construction, Udupi.Cool House Construction, Udupi.
Computerised Clinical Laboratory, Kemmannu.Computerised Clinical Laboratory, Kemmannu.
Milarchi Lara - Bulletin Issue July 2020.Milarchi Lara - Bulletin Issue July 2020.
Choice Furniture vast household showroom opens at Santhekatte, KallianpurChoice Furniture vast household showroom opens at Santhekatte, Kallianpur
Focus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, UdupiFocus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, Udupi
Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.
Delite Catering, SanthekatteDelite Catering, Santhekatte
St. Alphonsa of India