Wind blows 100-foot tree onto Estacada home
ESTACADA, Ore. – A 100-foot tree toppled onto an Estacada home Thursday morning as winds slammed the area.
According to Clackamas County Dispatch, the tree fell at 8:43 p.m. on a residence at 169 Northeast Main Street.
"It was probably 9 o'clock this morning, we heard a crack. Our grandson was in the driveway, we came out to grab him to see if it was safe and the wind just caught the tree and twisted it and it came down on the house," said neighbor Sean North
North said people all along the street have been worried about that tree for years.
"It was very concerning. For the last year, neighbors have been trying to get the homeowner to take it down, we were worried about it crashing down on this place,"he tells KATU News.
Officials say the tree did not crash through the home.
There were three people inside at the time, but no one was injured.
Estacada Fire responded to the scene.
KATU News Meteorologist Rhonda Shelby says a wind advisory is in effect in the Portland metro area until 4 p.m.