High winds, hot temps

A pine tree near the intersection of Werner Street and Erie Avenue in Marquette Township was partially blown over by heavy gust of wind at about 5 p.m. Saturday. The tree came to rest against electrical lines, which caused a small fire near the top of the tree. Marquette Township Volunteer Fire Department personnel responded and blocked off a one-block section of Werner Street. The forecast Saturday called for strong south to southwest winds with gusts up to 45 mph — with some potential for gusts over 50 mph — and temperatures in the mid-80s. (Journal photo by Bud Sargent)