Tree smashes house, causes 40k in damage

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A tree fell, smashing into a house Thursday afternoon, causing damage to the structure.

Residents at 107 Parkview Ave. were evacuated and utilities were shut off as soon as police and emergency crews hit the scene.

Officials said the building incurred about $40,000 in damage, but the contents of the building were mostly fine.

There were no injuries despite the damage. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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