Crane topples onto Jackson Square subdivision condo

Crane topples onto Jackson Square subdivision condo

August 15th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Updated at 7:38 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

A toppled crane blocked part of East Boy Scout Road in its 1700 block Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after a crane that was being operated by Big Woody's Tree Service fell over onto a condo in the Jackson Square subdivision about 2 p.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department reported on Twitter. (Photo: Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Department)

Photo by Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Department

A toppled crane blocked part of East Boy Scout Road in its 1700 block Wednesday afternoon.

The crane was being operated by Big Woody's Tree Service when it fell over onto a condo in the Jackson Square subdivision at around 2 p.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department reported on Twitter.

By 6:10 p.m., two wreckers successfully lifted the fallen crane off the condo.

East Boy Scout Road is set to reopen as soon as the scene is cleared, the fire department Tweeted at 6:35 p.m.

Big Woody's Tree Service was in the spotlight last year when one of its employees, Jeremi Derek Cagle, 34, fell 150 feet to his death while trimming trees for a homeowner on Signal Mountain.

 

A toppled crane blocked part of East Boy Scout Road in its 1700 block Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after a crane that was being operated by Big Woody's Tree Service fell over onto a condo in the Jackson Square subdivision about 2 p.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department reported on Twitter. (Photo: Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Department)

Photo by Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Department

A toppled crane blocked part of East Boy Scout Road in its 1700 block Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after a crane that was being operated by Big Woody's Tree Service fell over onto a condo in the Jackson Square subdivision about 2 p.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department reported on Twitter. (Photo: Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Department)

Photo by Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Department

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