At least four trees fall down in San Francisco Friday afternoon

Sacramento and Arguello streets

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Four trees fell down in San Francisco Friday afternoon due to the wet weather, according to San Francisco Public Works.

Due to the inclement conditions, the public works department plans to have crews out and about ready to respond to problem areas. More trees are expected to come down over the next few days.

A KRON4 source witnessed a large Chinese Elm tree down at the 3700 block of Market Street, in San Francisco’s Castro District. There was no property damage and the tree has been cleared.

The cause of the tree falling is unknown at this time.

Here is a roundup of all the tree that fell down on Friday:

3701 Market Street

  • Happened at 3701 Market Street.
  • SF Public works found out about this tree around 1 p.m.
  • No one was injured.
  • The 40-foot tree did block a sidewalk and part of the street at one point.
  • It was cleared.

Sacramento and Arguello

  • Tree fell and hit two cars and a bus.
  • This tree fell down around 8 a.m.
  • Public works said the tree may have came down due to root failure, not because of the storm.
  • This was a 30-35 foot black acacia.

Clayton & Market Street

  • A 40-foot tree fell on a parked car.
  • No injuries

Fairfax and Mendall

  • Around 3 p.m., a large tree branch fell on a car and blocked the sidewalk.
  • Crews have been dispatched.

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