Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This car owner had a near-miss, and the owner missed warning signs on this tree

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

The tree defects were evident, all that was needed to cause failure was wind

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This tree failed due to internal rot=

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

These huge upper sections now creates and even-more dangerous situation

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

The sections are suspended by a nearby tree and present an extremely dangerous removal situation

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This view show how precariously the sections are perched and how narrow a miss it was for the house

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

A wind from a different direction could have meant extreme damage or injury for the home and occupants

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

Wind was all that was needed to topple this tree with a rotted trunk

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This homeowner was not as lucky as the previous one

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This closeup shows that rot was evident and the damage could have been prevented if the tree had been proactively removed

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

When it's heavy tree versus roof, the tree usually wins

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This split from included bark should have served warning of impending trouble

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

Unfortunately, the evident warning signs went unheeded

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

A very complex procedure had to be used to safely remove this trapped section off the roof

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This section was safely removed without further harm to the home or injury to anyone

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This tree stands on the same property, also near the home, has the same defects and is waiting for the next storm, unless removed

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

This tree smashed some expensive fencing -- fortunately, that was all

Removals Caused By Tree Decline, Neglect, and Storms- June and July 2013

Girdling roots caused this failure, the tree could easily have fallen on someone