Six locations report weather damage during heavy rains
By Sparta Live | September 26, 2011 12:00 am
White County experienced some type of weather anomaly that occurred Sept. 22 during a heavy downpour when emergency services personnel received at least six reports of trees downed in separate locations.
The area affected include the Doyle and Quebeck communities and involved Southern Hills Drive, Garrett Road, Armstrong Road, Bethlehem Road, Dola Road and Pettit Cove Road.
•Southern Hills Drive-multiple trees were downed and tops were snapped off
•Garrett Road-tree limbs had fallen onto the electric lines and were partially in the road
•Armstrong Road-a tree limb was on a line, which was undetermined at the time whether it was a phone line or electric line
•East Bethlehem Road-a tree limb was in the road and on a phone line
•Dola Road-there was a big tree blocking the entire flow of traffic
•Pettit Cove Road-trees down near Old Highway 70 South and on phone line
On the scene were officers with White County Sheriff Department, Caney Fork Electric, Ben Lomand Telephone and White County Highway Department.