A large tree fell in the 3500 block of Avalon Ave. about 1:00 P. M. Wednesday, damaging two houses. A witness said the tree was damaged by lightning recently. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
A large tree fell in the 3500 block of Avalon Ave. about 1:00 P. M. Wednesday, damaging two houses. A witness said the tree was damaged by lightning recently. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Downed tree service requests hit record as city’s older willow oaks near end of their long lives

July 15, 2016 05:33 PM