Fallen tree traps St. Elmo resident in home

from Chatt. Fire Dept.

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The storm front that rushed through Chattanooga this evening trapped a resident in their home in St. Elmo.

The Chattanooga Fire Department had to free a resident trapped inside their house.

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A large tree was blown down on top of it.

Crews cut the tree off the house with chainsaws and removed the victim.

The storm knocked down trees and cut power in several areas around Chattanooga.

from Chatt. Fire Dept.