Storm Blows Through, Trees and Wires Down, Outages

Storm Passes Through Oneonta,

Downing Trees, Lines and Power

Storms have torn through the local area recently, causing damage to public and private properties. It’s mostly trees that have fallen or been damaged in the storms so be sure to hire a company that is able to perform tree removal safely and efficiently as damaged trees can often be dangerous. The sooner you sort any damage from the storms, the safer your property will be for you and your family.

Sgt. Chris Witzenburg directs traffic on the corner of Main St.and Ford Ave. on Monday afternoon after a brief but powerful storm blew through the Oneonta area knocking out power from Tino's Pizzeria to City Hall and down South Main to Market St.
OPD Sgt. Chris Witzenburg directs traffic on the corner of Main and Ford in downtown Oneonta on Monday afternoon after a brief but powerful storm blew through the county, knocking out power from Tino’s Pizzeria to City Hall and down South Main to Market. Officers were also dispatched to direct traffic on Route 205 near Oneida Street, where power to a traffic light was knocked out.
DPW worker Larry Harriso examines a downed power line that hangs across Prospect Ave. after a nearby tree ripped the line off the side of a house.
DPW worker Larry Harrison examines a downed power line that hangs across Prospect Avenue, Oneonta, after a nearby tree ripped the line off the side of a house. Down the street at Prospect and Division, a tree split but caused no other damage.
Didn't see that coming; a downed tree on Southside across from Home Depot narrowly missed the traffic cam when it fell.
Didn’t see that coming! A downed tree across from Home Depot on Southside narrowly missed the traffic camera when it fell.

If you’ve had trees damaged by the storm then be sure to contact someone like Timber Warriors Emergency Response to get help making sure everything on your property is safe. Below are just some of the damages the powerful storm caused.