Man injured while sitting on his porch, hit by falling tree

Peoria, IL – A homeowner was injured when a tree fell on his house.

According to firefighters, they arrived to the scene around 3:15 PM on Sunday. Upon arrival, they found a tree on a house and an injured man who was sitting on the front porch.

A report said that a tree service was cutting down the tree when a large section of the tree struck the home causing major damage.

The injured homeowner was treated at the scene before being transported to a local hospital. Peoria code enforcement workers evaluated the damage to the home and deemed it uninhabitable.

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