Downed trees knock out power around Oakhurst neighborhood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 21, 2017

This story has been updated.

Last night there were reports of two trees down in Decatur, one at Fourth Avenue and Oakview Road and one at Fifth Avenue and Gordon Street, that knocked out power to hundreds of residents.

Nearly 300 residents were affected. The tree at Fourth and Oakview also damaged a house, according to Decaturish reader¬†Andisheh Nouraee. Decaturish hasn’t received any reports of injuries related to that incident.

For the latest outage updates, see the map provided by Georgia Power by clicking here.

Nouraee took photos of the tree down at Fifth and Gordon and provided them to Decaturish.

Photo by Andisheh Nouraee

Photo by Andisheh Nouraee

Photo by Andisheh Nouraee

The Decatur Fire Department also received reports of a tree down on McClean Street and urged people to be cautious in all areas with downed trees. To follow updates on the Fire Department’s Facebook page, click here.

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