Tree falls on home in Columbia; 1 person rescued

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - One person was rescued in Columbia after a tree fell onto a home early Thursday, according to the Columbia Fire Department.

Crews were called to a home in the 5100 block of Randall Avenue after a tree fell completely across the home. One resident was trapped inside, but was rescued. They were transported to a local hopsital by EMS with a leg injury.

Columbia police said two other people were able to escape from the home.

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Major damage as a tree falls on a home on Randall Avenue in Columbia.

Posted by WIS TV on Thursday, October 11, 2018

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