Leavenworth Heritage Tree toppled in the wind Wednesday

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A 100-foot tree toppled in the wind Wednesday in Leavenworth and just missed causing major damage to a home. Chelan County Fire District 3 reported that the uprooted Ponderosa Pine in the 300 block of Cascade Street struck the roof of the home’s porch, causing only minor damage.

Fallen Leavenworth Heritage Tree – Leavenworth, WA

It turns out the homeowner was inside when the tree fell. Previously, they designated the tree as a Leavenworth Heritage Tree back in 2012. Furthermore, they estimate the tree to be 200 to 300 years old.