Powerful winds continued to sweep through Southern California on Monday, toppling trees and causing widespread power outages.
The Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services received 545 emergency requests for tree-related services from Saturday through Monday morning, said Paul Gomez, a spokesman for the city’s public works department.
“That’s definitely more than normal,” Gomez said.
A woman was rescued Monday in Burbank after being pinned by a large pine tree that fell at Clybourne Avenue and Sarah Street, said Capt. Peter Hendrickson, a spokesman for the Burbank Fire Department. At 10:43 a.m., the woman was walking to the store when she heard a loud noise; she tried to run but was pinned down, Hendrickson said.
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