SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — Two people were injured Saturday morning when a tree fell on them at Marina Park in San Leandro during a fundraising walk event, the Alameda County Fire Department said.

Tree falls in San Leandro’s Marina Park (Photo: Alameda County Fire Department)

Firefighters were called about 9:52 a.m. to the park, where a 40-foot-tall cottonwood tree had fallen on two adults taking part in the 2019 FESCO Shuffle, a fundraising walk to benefit the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition, or FESCO, an agency that works to help the homeless by providing and linking to various social services.

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The two people injured were taken to a local hospital, where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to an Alameda County Fire Department social media post.

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It wasn’t known why the tree fell, though many trees around the Bay Area have toppled this spring after heavier than usual rains this winter.

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