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Waller Park reopens after strong winds topple trees

Posted at 1:48 PM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 16:48:50-04

Waller Park in Orcutt is back open after strong winds caused trees to come crashing down this week.

County parks officials tell KSBY two trees fell Wednesday. They say that because the trees were healthy, the park was closed as a safety precaution.


The area where one of the trees fell Wednesday remained closed off with caution tape Thursday. (KSBY photo)

There were no reports of injuries, but fencing around the park’s pony ride area was damaged by one of the trees. 

Crews could be seen cutting up one of the fallen trees Thursday. 

Strong winds are expected throughout Santa Barbara County through Friday. 


One of the trees fell near the pony ride area. Pony rides are offered on weekends at Waller Park. (KSBY photo)