Tree into South Lake home; no injuries

Firefighters rescue a cat from a home that was damaged Feb. 18 by a tree into the roof. Photo/SLTFD

Wicked wind on Sunday brought down a tree into a South Lake Tahoe residence.

No one in the duplex was injured. Even the cat was safely rescued by firefighters.

The two units on Tahoe Vista Drive, though, are uninhabitable. Vehicles were also severely damaged.

The National Weather Service in Reno recorded a gust on Feb. 18 of 56 mph at Lake Tahoe Airport.

— Lake Tahoe News staff report

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