Photo Gallery: Crane crashes into Barton Avenue homes

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Photo Gallery: Crane crashes into Barton Avenue homes

Crane lands on house off of Barton Avenue. The Crane crashed into the house in result of it attempting to pull a stump out of the ground on February 23, 2018 (Photo by Katie Haremski).

Photo Gallery: Crane crashes into Barton Avenue homes

A second EPB work crew arrives to help remove the crane from the two homes on Barton Avenue on February 23, 2018 (Photo by Troy Stolt).

Photo Gallery: Crane crashes into Barton Avenue homes

A member of the EPB work crew looks on at the damage caused to the homes on the 600 block of Barton Ave that were damaged by the crane crash on February 23, 2018 (Photo by Troy Stolt).

Photo Gallery: Crane crashes into Barton Avenue homes

Members of the EPB work crew begin to temporarily cut off power lines as a result of a crane being used by Chattanooga Tree Removal crashing into two houses on the 600 block of Barton Avenue on February 23, 2018 (Photo by Troy Stolt).

Photo Gallery: Crane crashes into Barton Avenue homes

The stump that was attempted to be removed but ended up pulling the crane into two houses off of Barton Avenue on February 23, 2018 (Photo by Katie Haremski).

Staff Report —

A tree removal crane overturned onto two Barton Avenue homes on Friday afternoon.

Chattanooga Tree Service was working to lift a tree with a crane when the truck turned over and crashed into two homes. No one was home at the time of this incident and there were no injuries.

EPB temporarily shut off the power and residents in the area will be without power while crews remove the crane.

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