80 Year Old Sandy Woman Trapped In Bedroom By Downed Tree

Posted by Associated Press on November 18, 2015
Photo: Sandy Fire Department

SANDY, Ore. (AP) – An 80-year-old woman spent the night trapped in bed after a tree fell on her home east of Portland.

The Sandy Fire District says it was alerted to the predicament Wednesday morning by a neighbor who had gone to check on her. When firefighters arrived, the woman told them she had a few scratches but wasn’t hurt.

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Winds Knock Down Trees And Damage Property

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 25, 2014

PORTLAND — Tree trimmers are staying busy after strong winds throughout the metro area on Tuesday caused trees to fall onto power lines, cars and whatever was in their path.

“This is actually number four for us today,” said Jon Poteet with Northwest Tree Service.  By early afternoon, he’d already responded to calls in Lake Oswego, Sylvan and Clackamas.

A large Douglas Fir …

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