Tree falls on home in Columbia; 1 person rescued

Tree falls on home in Columbia; 1 person rescued

Fire crews rescue one person after tree falls on Columbia home

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – One person was rescued in Columbia after a tree fell onto a home early Thursday, according to the Columbia Fire Department.

Incredible video if a tree that fell through a home on Randall Ave in Columbia. @wis10 pic.twitter.com/G9NG0I0nCH

Wow. Just incredible no one was injured as this oak fell on a home on Randall Ave. Here the neighbors incredible rescue story on @wis10 pic.twitter.com/qVS5Ztq1sT

Video: Tree falls on Columbia home, traps someone inside

Crews were called to a home in the 5100 block of Randall Avenue after a tree fell completely across the home. One resident was trapped inside, but was rescued. They were transported to a local hopsital by EMS with a leg injury.

#CPDOfficers have cleared the scene at the 1500 block of Randall Avenue. One person was taken to a hospital for a reported leg injury after this tree crashed on top of the home. Two others escaped. Road is open to traffic. pic.twitter.com/Cm8afuo0fF

Our crews are out on the 5100 block of Randall Ave after a tree fell on a home. One person was trapped inside. pic.twitter.com/FnYAufdJQD

We were able to get the person out and theyve been transported by EMS. Tree completely fell across home. #HurricaneMichael @ColaFire pic.twitter.com/59iJALhEGR

The Columbia Fire Department responded to a home on the 5100 block of Randall Avenue around 8:30 a.m.

One person was trapped inside of the home and received a leg injury however crews were able to get the person out in less than 10 minutes.


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