STORM AFTERMATH Neighbors Help Each Other Remove Downed Trees
Reported by: Bob Aaron
Videographer: Bob Aaron
Web Producer: Bob Aaron
Reported: Jun. 30, 2012 6:54 PM EDT
Eyewitness News Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Eyewitness News reporter Bob Aaron only had to look off his front porch or out the back window to gauge how much damage the storm had done, but neighbors like Mark Jarrett quickly teamed up to remove downed trees like this one that landed on an on-duty deputy sheriff's house.
The wind struck with stunning power Friday night. It was good to see the neighborhood pitch in after the shock of the storm wore off. The wind packed enough punch to rip off a neighbor's awning and send part of it through his above ground pool.
The crew of people Aaron teamed up with literally and figuratively ran out of gas around two and took a break after making sure one tree would not be a problem in the next storm. This Cross Lanes neighborhood is a small scale picture of a huge cleanup and repair problem facing the state.
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