Falling tree leads to 'pollen bomb' in Tennessee

HIXON, Tenn. -- Tree trimmers in Hixson, Tennessee, stirred up an allergy-sufferer's nightmare.

Video shows a falling river birch tree erupting into a plume of pollen.

Timberline Outdoors called it a "pollen bomb."

"If you think your allergies are trying to kill you, you'd be right!" Timberline Outdoors wrote on Facebook.

This video may seem familiar.

Last year, a backhoe loader struck a tree creating a "pollen bomb" in Millville, New Jersey.



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