MIRAMAR, Fla. -

A South Florida man was hospitalized after he fell from a ladder with a chainsaw in his hand.

The man was working on a ladder with a chainsaw when he fell about 6 feet and cut his upper left leg, a Miramar Fire-Rescue official told Local 10 News.

Paramedics arrived and stopped the bleeding. They then took him to Memorial Regional Hospital as a precaution.

He was listed in stable condition.