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60-foot tree removed from Dog River after becoming hazard: MPD

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A 60-foot tree was removed from Dog River on Wednesday after it turned a security hazard, in keeping with the Mobile Police Department.

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An MPD spokesperson stated the tree was first noticed in Dog River close to Alligator Bayou throughout regular marine patrols, and it created harmful circumstances for boaters.

The Mobile Police Department Marine Detail started receiving complaints of vessels hitting the tree over the previous few days throughout low gentle hours.

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Mobile Police Department)

MPD’s Marine Detail and Mobile Public Services partnered with Gulf Coast Marine Construction to take away the tree as rapidly as doable.

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They minimize the tree into smaller items and towed it to the foot of the Dog River Bridge.

Urban Forestry removed the tree.

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