'Lord have mercy' Fort Lauderdale resident films moment tree topples right outside her door

Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:38PM
Jaime Hagadorn was filming the storm outside her home on the east coast of Florida when the tree was ripped from the ground and toppled over. She continued filming, expressing her shock and relief that the tree did not fall on her house.


A Fort Lauderdale resident captured the moment winds from Hurricane Irma ripped a tree in her backyard from the ground and sent it toppling over, but she said it could have been so much worse.

"Thank God that did not land on our house," she can be heard saying. "Look at those roots on that tree. Lord have mercy."
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Jaime Hagadorn had been filming the storm outside her home on the east coast of Florida when the tree fell. She continued filming, expressing her shock and relief.

"I'm shaking right now. I am shaking. I think I'm going to start crying," she said. "I can't believe that just happened."
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