Tree Falls Into Home, Kills Elderly Resident

A TREE FELL ON A HOME IN BIRMIGHAM, KILLING AN 86-YEAR-OLD WOMAN

Birmingham, AL (WIAT) – An elderly woman was killed on Sunday afternoon after a tree fell through her home in Birmingham.

The fire department says the victim was the only person in the house at the time.

A tree also fell on a neighbor’s house, but first responders were able to get everyone safely out of that home.

Sebastian Carillo with the Birmingham Fire Department said, “Upon arrival engine crews came into contact with three children that were trapped in one of the houses, they were able to get all 3 of those kids out safely. The house next door was struck by a separate tree and unfortunately an 86-year-old perished in that structure.”

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