SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Crews from the San Francisco Department of Public Works were called to Noe Valley Thursday morning after a tree fell into a home on Dolores Street, according to authorities.
A spokesperson for DPW said they received the report at around 7:30 a.m.READ MORE: Homebuyers In Northern California 'High Fire Zones' See Insurance Rates Go Through The Roof
A Ficus tree that was about 40 feet tall fell onto the façade of a home on the 1200 block of Dolores Street.
The tree hit the front of the house, but it appeared to have only damage the exterior staircase railing.READ MORE: UPDATE: Crews Contain Grass Fire Burning Near Bay Shoreline In San Rafael
Crews were working with chainsaws and a wood chipper to clear the tree, blocking off the sidewalk and causing some traffic on Dolores due to the equipment and vehicles.
There were no injuries in the incident.MORE NEWS: Rate Hikes Loom After Newsom Expands Drought Declaration To Include Third of California
A DPW spokesperson said they believe the cause is root failure, but they have an arborist out there to confirm.