JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man is cleaning up following Friday’s windstorm that caused a large tree to fall on his home.
Chris Kuhn says a large pine tree fell on the back portion of his Norwood Avenue house during a storm that brought up to 60 m.p.h. winds at times.
The homeowner was outside when the tree fell, however says he did not specifically see it come crashing down.
“We were moving a desk into the front door when we heard it,” said Kuhn. “We didn’t know what it was, the neighbor came out and told us that it was the tree hitting our house.”
He believes his roof is damaged but is waiting for an official review from his insurance company.
“If the wind don’t stop blowing it’s the other trees that I am worried about,” furthered Kuhn. “There’s four more back there and they’re rocking pretty good.”
Kuhn says he is lucky that the tree snapped in half, rather than breaking through the walls.
There were also dozens of other reports of trees and powerlines down across Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties on Friday.
A Lamar advertising billboard at the corner of Fairmount and McDaniel Avenues in Jamestown was among other notable damage recorded.