Trees topple onto Union City condo complex; Residents evacuated

UNION CITY — Dozens of people were evacuated from their homes after a number of trees came down on multiple buildings in a condominium complex in Union City Tuesday, a day the Bay Area saw widespread damage from gale-force winds.

Four trees toppled onto homes on Starling Drive near Mann Avenue just before noon Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of the entire condo complex has been evacuated, 48 units in all. No one was hurt.

“While I was taking a picture of it, this one right across from me fell right onto the house. Big noise,” said resident Alex Chis. He’s lived across the street from the condos since 1980 and was one of the first people to call 911.

“The tree just fell down and then we got knocked on from the fire department and the police department to evacuate as soon as possible,” said Kayla Rivera, who added she’s

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