Residents: Tree leaning dangerously on power lines

Residents say a tree is leaning dangerously on power lines and they want the city to chop down the extra foliage.

Residents say the tree is about to fall onto East 179th Street and Burnside Avenue. The tree is directly in front of a fire station making it dangerous for the men working there, residents say.

Residents say they want the city to chop down the tree. The Department of Parks and Recreation did not respond to News 12 calls for comment.

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