Strong winds and heavy weather caused huge damage throughout the Bay Area Thursday 6th, February 2020, noon and evening.
Duke Energy and Tampa Electric Company were informing thousands of consumers without power in Pinellas counties and Hillsborough.
Here’s the scene right now on I-275 northbound near Roosevelt Boulevard. A crane blew over from the strong winds and is blocking all lanes. We’ve been at a stand still for about an hour. Multiple people in orange vests are working to clear the crane. @FOX13News pic.twitter.com/KomzEo8ngS
— Jordan Bowen FOX 13 (@JordanBowenFOX) February 7, 2020
A crane fell about a mile ahead of the Roosevelt Boulevard exit on Interstate 275 in Pinellas County about 10:30 p.m. FOX 13’s Jordan Bowen was among the first to approach the spectacle.
Another crane has been ruined in the Channelside district of Tampa.
On Oakdale Terrace at Seminole, when a portion of the home collapsed beneath a tree that was falling, 1 man suffered minor injuries, FOX 13’s Briona Arradondo was told by officials together with Seminole Fire Rescue.
Close to the Harley Davidson dealership on Avenue, At Pinellas Park, Bryan Sheurger took a photograph of evidence.