Tree-mendous escape for home owner

Police at the site of a tree fall in Bonnyrigg
Police at the site of a tree fall in Bonnyrigg
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HOMEOWNER Ian Strasser got a surprise as he was watching television – the arrival of a “ginormous” tree in his garden.

He was in his sitting room last night when strong winds tore the tree from his neighbour’s property in Bonnyrigg, across a main road and into his garden.

He said: “I heard an almighty noise and thought there had been a car crash. The tree is ginormous.”

Police cordoned off the street while local authority workers began the long task of removing the tree.