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Multiple downed trees reported in Cambria, Morro Bay

Posted at 6:07 PM, Mar 12, 2019

As winds picked up Tuesday afternoon, emergency crews were busy responding to multiple reports of downed trees in Cambria and Morro Bay.

Kay St. between Burton Dr. and Bradford Rd. was closed to traffic while crews responded to a tree that fell into some power lines.

A tree also knocked out some power lines on Dorking Ave. That road was closed between Emerson Rd. and Sandown Pl.

In total, PG&E reported 382 customers without power in Cambria.

Cambria Firefighters said they were responding to multiple reports of downed trees in the area. Cambria Pines Rd. was closed between Buckley Dr. and Kathryn Dr., and Langton St. was also closed between Ardath Dr. and Cowper St. due to fallen trees.

On Rodgers Rd., a tree fell onto a home. Firefighters said the residents were evacuated and the road was closed.

In Morro Bay, a large tree was reported down at Driftwood St. and Morro Ave.

Janaca Jankovich, who shared photos and a video of the tree on Facebook, says it also took out a power line.

Posted by Janaca Jankovich on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

PG&E reports just one customer without power in that area.

Winds have been reported up to 30 mph in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties Tuesday afternoon. Wind advisories are currently in place for both counties.