Tree falls on home on North Orchard Knob Ave.

from Chattanooga Fire Dept.

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The rain and storm that hit Chattanooga this afternoon brought a tree down on a house in Orchard Knob.

It fell around 5 PM in the 1400 block of North Orchard Knob Avenue.

The residents were inside when the tree crashed into their living room.

But they escaped injury.

The tree caused major damage to the home.

Fire officials believe the rain-soaked soil was a major factor in why the old tree came down.

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