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UPDATE: Wednesday Winds Knock Tree Across Marion Street

Another tree came down on Forest Street earlier Wednesday afternoon.

Crews are removing the fallen tree on Marion Street so light department can handle the downed wires. Photo Credit: Wilmington Police Department
Crews are removing the fallen tree on Marion Street so light department can handle the downed wires. Photo Credit: Wilmington Police Department

Updated Wednesday at 5:36 p.m.: Wilmington Police tweeted around 5:30 p.m. that it's back to business as usual on Marion Street, with crews having finished work in the area.

"Marion Street has been reopened to traffic and power has been restored," police said. "Thank you to the DPW and RMLD for all their hard work!"

Updated Wednesday at 3:48 p.m.: According to the Wilmington Police Department, clean up continues on Marion Street.

"Utility companies are on scene on Marion Street," police tweeted just after 3 p.m. "Road will be closed in the area of #99 for several hours."

Original Story Wednesday at 2:36 p.m.: Wilmington Police say a tree has fallen across the road with wires down in the area of 99 Marion St. The street is not passable.

Heavy winds Wednesday throughout the area are bringing down trees and wires throughout the state.

A tree came down earlier in the area of 66 Forest St. DPW crews were removing the tree just after 2 p.m. and there was a minor delay in school bus service. 

The Reading Municipal Light Department and Wilmington Fire Department are at the scene.

Wilmington Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available and let you know when the road reopens. 

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