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Man Cuts Down Tree, Damages Neighboring Home, Three Families Displaced

PITTSTON — Police in Luzerne County plan to file charges after a man cut down a tree and it landed on his neighbor’s house. It happened on Oak Stree...
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PITTSTON -- Police in Luzerne County plan to file charges after a man cut down a tree and it landed on his neighbor's house.

It happened on Oak Street near Pittston Saturday afternoon.

Officers tell us the man used a chainsaw to take down the tree, and it destroyed the home it fell on.

No one was hurt, but the three families who lived there have to stay elsewhere.

The suspect was taken to the hospital for evaluation.