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Tree destroys Sheffield home

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A tree fell on a house on 34th Street in Sheffield. A tree fell on a house on 34th Street in Sheffield.
SHEFFIELD, AL (WAFF) -

A home on 34th Street in Sheffield was heavily damaged by a falling tree Thursday.

A tree in the backyard fell on the house as high winds whipped through the area.

The homeowner, a man in his late 40's, was inside when the tree fell. He was lounging on a couch in the only part of the house left standing. He wasn't injured.

The homeowner is staying with family and friends.

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