Public Works crews respond to reports of a dozen trees down across Shelby County

Tree down in Nutbush

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - With ice comes fallen trees.

According to the City of Memphis, Public Works has received reports of 12 downed trees blocking city streets.

WMC Action News 5 photographer Bo Bradley found a tree down and blocking a Forest Avenue near Evergreen Street.

William Poole shared several pictures of a fallen tree in Nutbush. The tree is partially blocking the road at corner of Whittier and Addison. It took down powerlines as it fell, knocking out power for several blocks in the neighborhood.

Tonya Vandesteeg sent us a picture of a tree down and blocking part of Rhodes Avenue in east Memphis.

Tree down on Rhodes Avenue Feb. 11, 2021
Tree down on Rhodes Avenue Feb. 11, 2021 (Source: WMC)

Public Works crews continue removal efforts. Report a downed tree by calling 311. For after-hours reports, call (901) 636-2525.

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