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Winter Storm Brings Wind & Causes Trees To Fall

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FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KMPH) -

Strong wind and rain caused a number of trees across the valley to come crashing to the ground.

Alexis Paul in Porterville was battling the strong winds when she caught on camera a tree crashing onto a home.

Up the road, in Dinuba a lighting strike hit a palm tree forcing fire fighters to scramble to put out the flames.

In Exeter, Rose Anderson heard something snapping. She ran outside and watched a tree crash onto her sister's home.

Rose Anderson says, "I was concerned about her when I saw the tree fall. I smelled smoke and here they come running out and she was okay."

It wasn't just the south valley, In Fresno a number of large trees fell as well.

City staff says the latest winter storm and tree damage is an important reminder to keep your trees trimmed and in good shape before they create an even bigger problem for you.

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