July 14, 2015
Malpractice in the tree care industry, according the Fairfax County Urban Forestry Division, includes “topping trees,” with the results shown in this photograph.
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Mount Vernon: Police: Beware of Door-to-Door Tree Trimmers
Summer brings out scam artists.
An elderly widow recently answered the doorbell in her suburban Mount Vernon home. Standing on her porch was a stranger who offered tree care services and noted that he had worked for a neighbor across the street. The man then added that limbs on a large maple behind her house posed a danger to her and her house.
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