MFRD: 7 foot diameter oak falls on two houses, cars

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – According to Mobile Fire-Rescue, a tree fell on a house at Moffett Court, with two women and a dog trapped inside.

The call came in Tuesday, July 22 around 2:30 p.m. Authorities said the approximately 7-foot diameter oak tree fell on the house, the neighbor’s house and two cars.

Firefighters had to crawl through the house to get to the women, who were trapped in a small hallway. Steve Huffman with Mobile Fire-Rescue said it was the only part of the home that did not get damaged by the tree.

Courtesy: MFRD
Courtesy: MFRD

One woman went to the hospital for injuries to her arm. The other women did not have any injuries.

Firefighters found the owner’s dog. It was scared but not injured, according to authorities.

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