Forty Foot Tall Tree Falls on Potrero Avenue

A 40-foot high tree has fallen on Potrero Avenue at 24th Street in San Francisco, blocking some lanes, officials with the San Francisco Fire Department said this evening.

The tree, which fell on Potrero Avenue near San Francisco General Hospital and Walgreens, split at the 12-foot line with two-thirds of the tree above the break, fire officials said.

The San Francisco Department of Public Works has been notified and police are on their way to the scene, according to fire department officials.

Keith Burbank, Bay City News

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