Toppled tree causes power outage for 52 homes

 

January 13, 2022

–Photo by Julie and Kent Dunkle

The spruce root lays predominantly out of the ground where it used to stand for over 150 years. The Dunkle yard has two remaining spruces in their front yard and one in the back yard.

POMEROY–Wind gusts of up to 50 m.p.h. downed a spruce tree in Julie and Kent Dunkle's High Street home's front yard last Friday afternoon January 7, 2022.

Unusually high wind gusts last Friday, coupled with wet ground conditions from recent snow melt, created the right condition for the 150-year-old spruce tree in the Dunkle front yard to fall diagonally across 2nd and High Streets, stopping...



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