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The outage occurred along a 60,000-volt line connecting power from Fulton to Monte Rio. About eight miles west of Fulton crews found a tree into the line.

The outage was repaired by early afternoon, Moreno said.

In southwest Napa, about 5,700 PG&E customers went dark at about 3:40 a.m. Friday. The outages were fixed by midafternoon, Moreno said.

Fallen trees briefly closed two stretches of Highway 1, the first near Fisk Mill Cove on the northern coast, which was cleared early Friday morning. At Fallon Two Rock Road, a downed tree closed the highway at 6:15 p.m. Both lanes were cleared just after 9 p.m.

At about 6:30 a.m. a large downed tree blocked Bailhache Avenue near Toyon Drive in Healdsburg. Crews had cut up much of the tree and one lane was open by about 8 a.m., said CHP Officer Jon Sloat.

Several minor storm-related car crashes occurred Friday.

Flooded areas included Valley Ford Road at Tomales Road and along a construction zone of northbound Highway 101 near Airport Boulevard.

The Penngrove cabin crushed by the eucalyptus tree was built about 100 years ago.

Degerstrom is renting the place with his wife, Terry, who wasn't home Friday as she was back in Minnesota briefly. She was due to return within days, accompanied by a family of friends who'd planned to stay with the couple for a California vacation.

Where the family would have been sleeping was where the tree crushed the home. "The people downstairs would have been squished flat," said Degerstrom.

The only part of the home not obviously damaged was a small bedroom loft where Degerstrom had been in bed, awake and nervously listening to the sound of the wind.

Degerstrom estimated the tree had been about 80?feet tall. More than half the fallen tree stretched beyond the home, where it also smashed the man's 2012 Toyota Yarris and caused minor damage to neighboring property.

Degerstrom had help Friday from a handful of close friends, including three of his Marine Corps buddies. They carried out furniture, clothing and whatever they could salvage.

The marines had come from Dixon, Vacaville and Napa.

"It is what we do," said Greg Gibson of Napa.

(Staff Writer Kerry Benefield contributed to this story. You can reach Staff Writer Randi Rossmann at 521-5412 or randi.rossmann@prsesdemocrat.com.)