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Close call: Tree falls on Bellingham apartment during fall’s first storm (PHOTOS)

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BELLINGHAM — Apartment residents in Bellingham said they were lucky to be safe after a large tree fell onto their building during a Wednesday morning storm.

The tree fell on the Cedar Glen Apartments in the 1800 block of Texas Street. Luckily, there was no significant damage to the structure and the tree didn’t crash through the building.

Neighbors said they heard a loud crash early in the morning, and they ran outside to find the uprooted stump and branches everywhere.

The tree came down during this fall’s first major windstorm. For more on the weather and continuing storm coverage, click here.

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