Fallen 100-Foot Tree Knocks Power Lines Down In West Portal

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By Bay City News - Published on February 22, 2017.

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San Francisco fire officials are warning residents and visitors to stay away from an area at the south end of the West Portal neighborhood this afternoon due to a large fallen tree that is affecting electrical wires.

The officials reported the warning on Twitter at 3:56pm because of the 100-foot tree down in the 100 block of Ardenwood Way.

The tree is leaning on a building, but no structure damage has been observed and no injuries have been reported.

The tree, resting on the building.

Firefighters on the scene said they were waiting for PG&E personnel to arrive as of 4:11pm.

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