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Winter weather 2014
Ice causes tree to split in half
“It was honestly one of the craziest things I have ever seen,” said the 32-year-old creative director. “I never imagined a tree that large could just crack down the middle. I felt nervous, shocked and scared for the families inside.”
While two homes were damaged – one with a giant hole in the roof – no one was injured.
Wallace said he and his neighbors banded together to help their neighbor clean up. They swept up the mess as best they could and covered the floor with a tarp to prevent further damage. Soon after the local fire department arrived and asked everyone to leave, fearing a cave-in, Wallace said.
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