SMITHVILLE, MO (KCTV) – A large tree fell on a house in Smithville on Thursday.

The local fire department posted about the incident on Facebook at about 1:30 p.m.

They said soggy ground and high winds contributed to the incident.

The reminded people to watch for downed or damaged power lines when there are large limbs down.

“This tree pulled down the electrical service when it fell,” they said. “When in doubt, give us a call! #besafe!”

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