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Tree knocks out power in Valley Glen area

A Valley Glen neighborhood is without power on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, after a tree knocked down some power lines.

December 28, 2010 12:57:56 AM PST
A Valley Glen neighborhood was without power Tuesday morning when a tree knocked down some power lines.The roughly 80-foot-tall tree went down near Hatteras Street and Sunnyslope Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. Monday.

The downed power lines sparked a small shrub fire. The downed tree also damaged two vehicles.

Officials said the electricity would probably be out in the area for several hours. About 500 homes and businesses were affected.

It is unknown what caused the tree to fall.