According to South Hadley Public Schools, the tree fell on the school as a result of strong overnight winds.

SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Strong winds overnight are to blame for damage at the Mosier Elementary School building in South Hadley, where a tree fell and forced students into remote learning today.

By late Tuesday morning, crews were able to remove the tree that had fallen on the building overnight.

When Western Mass News arrived, we found crews working to clear the tree from the side of the school building. They put the tree through chipper to cut down the wood.

There was also debris on the roof of the school building as well and there appears to be some damage remaining.

Fire crews had to assess the structure of the building to see if it was safe to enter. Our crew on-scene did notice people inside, working in the front office.

School is remote for Tuesday today. We'll continue to follow developments and bring you the very latest on air and online about the plan for school tomorrow.

 

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and weather.  Download the Western Mass News App

You can now get the latest Western Mass News headlines on Alexa.  Click here to activate the skill.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Copyright 2021 Western Mass News (Meredith Corporation).  All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.