Orlando woman demands answers after city-owned tree damages home, cars

    From WFTV Orlando


    ORLANDO, Fla. — An Orlando woman says she can’t get answers about who will foot the bill for a tree that fell on city-owned property that’s blocking her door and causing damage to her home.


    “I came to the door and I saw this. I said ‘Oh, my God, how am I going to get out of my own house?’” said homeowner Mary Johnson.


    Johnson said she has to walk around the back of her home on Bethune Drive to leave the house, but once she’s outside, she can’t get far because the massive tree crushed the vehicles in her driveway.


    Johnson said the tree came crashing down Saturday evening after it started to rain. She said she’s been concerned about the tree for years because of falling limbs, and she called the city, but nothing was ever done…READ MORE