Damage to poles, cars in Arcadia after storms

PHOENIX - Between the saturated ground and strong winds, the Arcadia area saw a lot of damage after storms hit the Valley Monday afternoon.

At Indian School Road and Arcadia, a traffic light, the entire pole, and a street sign all came crashing down around 6:50 p.m.

Phoenix Police say no one was hurt, but said it would take several hours to clear the intersection because units were swamped handling other calls, some more severe, around Phoenix.

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At Arcadia Promenade, at Indian School and 44th Street, a tree fell right onto Jim Ziegmann's car.

He was having dinner with his family and came out to find the tree completely uprooted. No windows were broken but inside the car he said the roof is dented.

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“We’ve seen this before, but not usually here. It’s usually in the east valley and i tell my friends in chandler there’s nothing at my house and now I’m the experienced one,” Ziegmann said.

Right next to the Promenade a palm tree fell into the road on 44th Street.

Crews were using chainsaws to cut up the trunk and clear it out of the roadway.

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