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1/11/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #11117
Subject :

Fallen Tree Closes San Carlos Avenue
Contact :Jeff Maltbie, City Manager    (650) 802-4228
    jmaltbie@cityofsancarlos.org
January 11, 2017 – San Carlos, CA – At approximately 3:30 p.m. today, a large, privately owned  Eucalyptus tree fell on the 2000 block of San Carlos Avenue, between Phelps and Arundel Roads. No injuries were reported however both north and southbound lanes of San Carlos Avenue are closed and motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Homeowners in the affected area are allowed to access their homes.

Emergency response crews from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, the San Carlos Fire Department and the Public Works Department are on site and working to clear the roadway.  Due to the size of the tree, it is anticipated that removal will be completed between 8:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.



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