Residence evacuated after utility pole falls on tree in southeast Bakersfield yard

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A utility pole cracked Thursday and fell on a tree in the front yard a southeast Bakersfield residence, prompting an evacuation of the home.

Firefighters said it appeared strong winds cracked the pole at its base, sending it into a tree and leaning over a house Thursday morning. No injuries were reported.

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