Downed tree sets off fire in Dobbs Ferry

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Bad weather overnight sent sparks flying in Dobbs Ferry.

Village officials say high winds caused a tree to topple behind a home on Saranac Street.

The falling tree ripped down power lines and caused a small fire inside the home's attic.

Firefighters arrived and found everyone was able to get out of the house OK. "Upon arrival we had a heavy smoke condition on the second floor. Electrical service ripped off the rear of the building by a tree that came down," says Dobbs Ferry Fire Chief Chris Denike.

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