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When Carolyn Greene had to cut down a 20-year-old tree in her yard, she decided to get practical use out of it.

Reclining in nature

Katie Jones's picture

When Carolyn Greene’s nearly 20-year-old paulownia tree got too big for her backyard, she saw the glass as half-full. About 17 rings date the tree.

The tree was causing problems for the rest of her yard — limbs were hanging over the fence. It towered over other vegetation, hogging sunlight and water.

A brush fire that took firefighters two hours to extinguish left several local residents without homes in the Riverwood Farms subdivision last week.

Community responds

Amanda Irwin's picture

After a tossed cigarette started a brush fire that destroyed two structures in the Riverwood Farms subdivision, community members, several emergency response and local organizations stepped up to help displaced individuals.

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