Falling tree hits Tamaqua garage
Andrew Leibenguth/Times News
Tamaqua Fire Department and police reponded to an incident at 228 Owl Creek Road in Tamaqua Friday. Homeowners cutting down a tree were concerned that it would knock down the power lines. The tree fell on its own minutes after firefighters and police arrived, missing the power lines, but still damaging a garage on the property. The homeowner's safety lines helped to prevent the tree from hitting the power lines. No one was hurt.