SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two people were hospitalized Saturday afternoon after a large tree fell on them in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood, fire officials said.

Intersection of Locust St. and Clay St. in San Francisco

Intersection of Locust St. and Clay St. in San Francisco. (Google Street View)

The man and woman were on the sidewalk in the area of Locust and Clay streets when the tree, about 30 to 40 feet tall, came down on top of them, the San Francisco Fire Department posted on Twitter.

They were taken to a trauma center about 1:30 p.m. with non-life-threatening injuries, fire officials said.

The public was asked to avoid the area.

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