High winds cause trouble for area residents

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Written by Muleskinner Staff

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(Photo courtesy Ellen Becker) A tree fell on a car and damaged nearby houses on Christopher Street over the weekend.

By Cliff Adams
(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – High winds in the area are responsible for property damage affecting local residents.
The Warrensburg Fire Department and technicians from Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) responded to an uprooted tree at 337 Christopher St. in Warrensburg on Sunday Feb. 10 at around 1:30 p.m. The tree toppled over on a car causing significant damage to the vehicle. Slight damage was caused to the home at 339 Christopher St.
According to the fire department’s incident report – responders discovered an electrical power line in the roadway upon arrival. Nearby homes were without power. Electricity was restored around 3:45 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11.