75-Foot Tree Topples Onto Westwood Apartment Building Narrowly Missing Female Resident

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A 75-foot tree toppled onto an apartment in Westwood on Friday, narrowly missing a female resident who was lying in bed, officials said.

A tree fell on top of an apartment building in Westwood on Feb. 17, 2017. (Credit: Christine Thang)

A tree fell on top of an apartment building in Westwood on Feb. 17, 2017. (Credit: Christine Thang)

The large tree crashed through the second-story of the apartment building, located at 617 S. Kelton Ave., at about 12:14 p.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. The tree just missed falling on top of the woman by three feet, officials said.

No one was injured, but 16 students were evacuated as a precaution, LAFD reported.

Four units in the apartment building were red tagged and deemed unsafe.

A tree fell across a house in Anaheim on Feb. 17, 2017. (Credit: Angela Vega)

A tree fell across a house in Anaheim on Feb. 17, 2017. (Credit: Angela Vega)

Several trees fell across Southern California on Friday due to heavy rain and powerful wind.

The Monterey Park Police Department sent out an advisory around 4 p.m. warning motorists to stay away from Kingsford Street, between Harding Avenue and Cadiz Street, after a tree and utility lines came down.

Trees also came smashing down on homes and cars in Newport Beach, Anaheim, Whittier, Brea, Van Nuys, Woodland Hills, Santa Clarita and Santa Barbara.