One of the massive oak trees brought down by Hurricane Irma is marked with a caution sign after being cut up, in Maitland, an Orlando suburb, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. A week after Irma hit, the central Florida landscape is marked by many trees down and large debris piles along residential streets.
One of the massive oak trees brought down by Hurricane Irma is marked with a caution sign after being cut up, in Maitland, an Orlando suburb, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. A week after Irma hit, the central Florida landscape is marked by many trees down and large debris piles along residential streets. Joe Burbank AP / Orlando Sentinel
One of the massive oak trees brought down by Hurricane Irma is marked with a caution sign after being cut up, in Maitland, an Orlando suburb, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. A week after Irma hit, the central Florida landscape is marked by many trees down and large debris piles along residential streets. Joe Burbank AP / Orlando Sentinel

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