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Tree falls, brings down powerlines due to old age

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A tree in the City of Elmira falls to its end onto Walnut Street.

The Elmira Fire Department on scene said the tree just snapped and fell toward the street, most likely due to old age. The tree also brought down power lines and closed the intersection of Walnut and West Fifth Streets.

NYSEG also responded to the scene to shut down power in order for the city's Department of Public Works to cut and remove the tree.

There were no injuries.

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