Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:17 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Fallen tree traps at least 1 in home

By Lisa Burnett

This article was originally published May 29, 2014 at 12:46 p.m. Updated May 29, 2014 at 1:14 p.m.


An oak tree fell Thursday morning on a home at 9417 Crystal Hill Road in North Little Rock, temporarily trapping an unknown number of people inside.

A large oak tree fell on a Pulaski County home Thursday morning, temporarily trapping at least one person inside.

Pulaski County sheriff's office Lt. Carl Minden said he didn't know how many people were inside the home at 9417 Crystal Hill Road, located just outside of North Little Rock city limits, when the tree fell about 11:15 a.m.

Law enforcement officials and Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene, and one person was transported to a hospital with unspecified injuries.

It wasn't immediately known what caused the tree to fall, but National Weather Service Meteorologist John Robinson said it's possible that the soggy ground from days of rain could be to blame.

Robinson said North Little Rock had received 2.26 inches of rain in the 24-hour period that ended at 7 a.m.

Comments on: Fallen tree traps at least 1 in home

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.


  • Children's & linc

    children’s & linc - Part TimePrefer basic knowledge of publi...

  • Police officer exam

    Entry Level The City of Conway will test for entry level Pol...

  • Account executive-online

    Assist advertisers in planning advertising strategy, schedul...
    Little Rock, Arkansas

  • Mechanics

    mechanic. Superior Trailer Sales, Co is looking to hire Mech...

  • Telemarketing agents

    Needed Position is part-time Starting at $9.00/hour Plus Bo...
    Bryant, AR

Search 823 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online