Downed tree blocks residents in Highland Park homes

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A massive tree toppled over a Highland Park neighborhood street overnight, causing several residents to be blocked inside their homes Wednesday morning. (KABC)

A massive tree toppled over a Highland Park neighborhood street overnight, causing several residents to be blocked inside their homes Wednesday morning.

Los Angeles firefighters responded to a call of a tree down in the 800 block of N. Tipton Terrace at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A large pine tree toppled down at the start of a dead-end street, blocking the road for residents of about five homes. Several parked cars along the street were underneath but had minor damage.

No injuries were reported.

Firefighters and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews were on their way to remove the mess, which was not expected to clear until after 7 a.m.

It was not yet known what caused the massive tree to topple.

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