What you need to know about dangerous tree debris after strong storms

Help Me Hank comes to the rescue by solving a dangerous tree situation on Detroit's west side. The big tree came crashing down on Saint Mary's Street after strong storms rolled through, but it's sat there since blocking traffic.

There have been dangerous tree situations on Detroit’s west side.

Detroit residents are voicing their concerns about safety and blocking traffic while trees come crashing down after severe storms.

Those that want to report fallen trees can report via the City of Detroit app. Head over to the app, click on “improve Detroit” and use the “tree issue” category to make a report. For emergency situations, residents can call 313-590-3336.

To learn more, check out the Help Me Hank story in the video player above.


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About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Elizabeth Washington is a Digital Producer and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.