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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

City removes tree that fell on sidewalk, roadway


Last updated 3/4/2020 at 1:53pm

Jeremy Burnham

Strong winds toppled a tree Feb. 23 at the corner of Fourth and Division in Ritzville.

RITZVILLE - Strong winds Feb. 23 toppled a tree at the corner of Fourth and Division.

No one was injured, but the city declared the situation a danger to public safety and removed the tree, according to Mayor Gary Cook.

"I made a decision to remove the immediate danger," he said.

Joe's Tree Service of Moses Lake took down the tree.

Cook said related sidewalk damage has yet to be addressed; the city attorney is reviewing it.


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