Holiday spirit high despite major tree loss at Santa Paula Christmas Tree Farm

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Sunday, November 27, 2016
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Santa Paula Christmas Tree Farm embraces the holiday spirit despite losing thousands of trees due to a widespread infection.

SANTA PAULA, Calif. (KABC) -- A nearly 60-year tradition at the Santa Paula Christmas Tree Farm in Santa Paula faced troubles after a five-year fungal infection ruined thousands of its trees.

Despite the hardship, owner Dan Roatcop embraced the holiday spirit by continuing to allow customers to select and cut down the few remaining trees.

Watch the video above for ABC7 Leo Stallworth's full report