Storm in West Los Angeles: dozens of fallen trees, 8 thousand people there is no light

Last night, December 27, strong wind felled trees and tore off power lines in West Los Angeles.

LADWP reports that the disaster affected areas, palms and del Rey, CULVER city, West Hollywood and valley of San Fernando. Without light there are about 8 thousand inhabitants.

Dozens of fallen trees blocked passage on the roads and even fell on houses. So, uprooted tree fell on a house on Rosewood Avenue in West Hollywood, damaging the roof and leaving cracks in the ceiling. According to hostess, it was the oldest and largest in the area.

High winds likely to blame for this tree falling onto a West Hollywood home. The owner says she was standing right next to it when she heard a splintering sound! Her story plus more wind damage…tonight on @CBSLA & #Kcal9 #her recent #Wind #TreeDown

— Laurie Perez (@LauriePerez) December 28, 2018

In North Hollywood the tree fell on the road in the area of Magnolia Boulevard and Tujunga Avenue, narrowly missing the statue of Amelia Earhart at the entrance North Hollywood Library.

The power of the element of experienced drivers in the Inland Empire, Cajon Pass and Apple Valley. Machine labor was driving against the wind, some was damaged. A particularly strong wind was around Fountains.

Emergency services continue work so as to resume the supply of electricity and remove fallen trees.

About victims information yet.

Our crews are working to restore power in #DelRey area tonight as quickly and safely as possible. Outage is affecting 3,477 customers out of our total of 1.5 million customers. Thank you for your patience. -ct

— LADWP (@LADWP) September 28, 2018