Hurricane Idalia’s path of destruction throughout Florida features a direct hit on Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ residence, the place a century-old oak tree got here slamming down as his spouse and children have been inside.
DeSantis’ spouse, Casey, shared the scary information Wednesday night, because the brutal storm made its manner by Florida and Georgia — she wrote, “100 yr previous oak tree falls on the Governor’s Mansion in Tallahassee.”
What’s worse, she says she was hunkered down within the residence — with their 3 younger youngsters, Madison, Mason and Mamie — when Idalia toppled the mighty oak!
Fortunately, she says nobody was injured, but it surely’s protected to say it’s going to take a reasonably large cleanup crew to do away with the lumber.
The FL Governor was requested in regards to the tree harm whereas giving the state updates on the storm … reassuring people his household was protected regardless of the shut name.
He managed to discover a silver lining for the fallen tree, although … joking (we hope) his youngsters would now have extra room to apply baseball.
As we reported, Idalia made landfall Wednesday as a class 3 storm, and has introduced intense winds, rainfall and flooding to the Sunshine State. Do not forget, that is the third hurricane bringing hell to Florida up to now 12 months, following Ian and Nicole in 2022.