Northwest NEWS

March 8, 1999

Local News

Wednesday's Wild Weather

Storm brings down wires and trees

rootball

Above, two trees that both went down, leaving huge root balls. The trees narrowly missed a new house under construction.
Photo by Andrew Walgamott.

trees

Asplundh Tree Expert Co., under contract by local utility companies throughout the state, had more than 10 units in the field last week to clear debris and trees so that utility companies could access utility poles and wires.
Photo courtesy of Asplundh Tree Expert Co. of Bothell.

downed lines

The tree above fell across the street, bringing down utility wires and causing a road closure and power outages.
Photo courtesy of Asplundh Tree Expert Co. of Bothell.

restoring power

Crews work to restore power.
Photo by John Phelps.