80-foot tree falls on Northwest DC home, sending one person to the hospital


Credit: @dcfireems

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — One person was hospitalized after a tree fell onto a house in Northwest DC.

DC Fire & EMS crews were called to the 5100 block of Cathedral Avenue NW Monday afternoon when a tree fell on top of a one-story house. Crews say no one was trapped, but one person was hospitalized with a non-life threatening injury and is expected to recover.

Crews say the house was severely damaged. No word what caused the tree to collapse.


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