A tree fell on a Watertown home and Watertown Police closed Arsenal Street for a time after several utility poles fell during the Nor’easter that hit the area Friday.
The tree fell on and struck a home on Bellevue Avenue, about 2:45 p.m. Friday afternoon. The tree also pulled up some blocks of sidewalk concrete when it fell, according to scanner reports.
Another tree fell onto a home on Oliver Street at about 4:30 p.m., according to scanners.
A telephone pole came down near the Watertown Boys & Girls Club at about 2:45 p.m. It damaged a fence near the clubhouse, but was moved out of the way at about 3:05 p.m. according to the scanner.
The most recent damage was a tree falling onto a garage on Watertown Street at about 6:10 p.m.
A photo on the Watertown Police Department’s Facebook pages shows multiple poles on their sides, including some with street lamps on top. The photo appears to be near the block of businesses on the north side of the street between Beechwood Avenue and Louise Street. A video from WCVB Channel 5 shows wires suspended low in the air near the Lexus of Watertown dealership. The wires are still live.
Eversource is sending crews to repair the damage, according to scanner reports.
The number of power outages in town was down to 543 at 2:50 p.m. At about 12:45 p.m. 973 Eversource customers in Watertown had no power, according to the Eversource website. Around Eastern Massachusetts, 11,167 customers were without power as of 12:44 p.m. on Friday, and that increased to 32,012 two hours later.
The area is under a high wind warning through 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 3. The storm could drop up to five inches of rain on the Boston area, according to the National Weather Service.