The house dates from the 1800s and is secluded in a wooded area. “Suddenly, we heard a lot of noise,” says the resident. “We went outside to look and found that the knoert of a poplar tree completely uprooted and our house on the corner had grazed. Not only the corner is damaged, also the huge chimney has been swept away.” The house is at the moment uninhabitable, due to the heating by the omvergevallen chimney has become unusable. “We're going to the risk is not take somewhere to live where there is no drain for the heater is”, sounds wisely.
The family was unharmed, and can in family. “The insurance has also been a hotel, but I'm kind of on my privacy,” said the resident. “This is exactly why I lived here so badly. Look around you, you see almost no other house. I fear that it will be a few weeks or months it will take before we will be able to return. The house was solid but it is old, of course.”
The fire brigade of the zone Midwest rushed on the spot to the house, propping up and covering it with a tarp to prevent further damage. The strong wind caused the South-West-Flanders provisionally elsewhere, no major damage. Friday night fell in Koolskamp (Ardooie) is also a tree on the road, without the very.