Who to contact for tree damage from city sewer easement?
I am wondering if anyone has experience something similar to the following and can provide some guidance.
We came home after the holidays (to our home in Oakland) to find that a very large (~70-80ft) eucalyptus tree fell onto the back of our yard. The neighbors we thought owned the land that the tree sat on said they believe it's actually not their land but a city sewer easement, so the city should be responsible for removing the tree and repairing the damage to our fence. We also aren't sure if it damaged any trees on the way down, but are thinking that it would be good to assess this as well.
Has anyone ever dealt with something like this? Any idea who in the City of Oakland or EBMUD I would call for this type of a matter? This is the first time we've had to deal with something like this so we have absolutely no idea who to call and would appreciate any and all advice!