San Francisco Resident Trapped, Injured by Downed Tree During High Winds

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San Francisco officials reported that one resident sustained injuries on Saturday afternoon after high winds toppled a large tree and trapped him underneath.

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Fire officials said the incident occurred shortly before 4:00 p.m. near Front and Jackson streets near Sydney G. Walton Square. They said the victim was only momentarily trapped under the tree and was quickly able to get out.

Authorities transported the injured person to the hospital to be treated for his injuries. On Saturday evening, the National Weather Service said San Francisco residents can expect to see winds of about 30 miles per hour throughout the night.

San Francisco fire said residents should immediately report cases of downed trees or downed power fires so authorities can dispatch officers to address the issues, NBC Bay Area reported.

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