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A Mississippi home with a giant fallen tree on its roof with branches bursting through the walls has been put on the market for $25,000 after a major flood in Jackson.

The three-bedroom, one-bathroom at 2046 Willow Way in the southern state capital was put up for sale just over a month ago on Aug. 2 by the real estate group Neighbor House, according to Williams Real Estate Auction.

Reasons why the tree fell and the date are not yet known. The property is also listed at 1034 square feet and has been checked out 3,737 times on Zillow.

DailyMail.com has contacted the listing agency for comment.

In a photo of the house, the house appears to be massively tilted, as parts of the roof appear to be non-existent, while part of the wall appears to be crushed by the branches of the tree.

A three-bedroom, one-bathroom house in Jackson, Mississippi is for sale on Zillow for nearly $25,000 after a giant tree fell on it

Street view of the 1034 square meter property before one of the trees falls on the house

Street view of the 1034 square meter property before one of the trees falls on the house

The house’s demise comes about a month before excessive rainfall was reported in the Jackson area, flooding many homes.

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency last week after one of Jackson’s water treatment plants malfunctioned as rain showers caused low water pressure in much of the capital.

The low pressure raised concerns about firefighting and people’s ability to shower or flush toilets.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been distributing both drinking and non-potable water in the city of 150,000 for nearly a week, and the National Guard has also helped with the local shortage. The governor said he understands that the people of Jackson don’t want to have problems with the water system.

‘I get it. I live in the city. It’s not news I want to hear,” Reeves said. “But we’ll be there for you.”

In Mississippi, the Pearl River reached its third-highest ever peak at 35.4 feet

In Mississippi, the Pearl River reached its third-highest ever peak at 35.4 feet

Mississippi receives $75 million to address water problems as part of bipartisan infrastructure law - over Canton flooding

Mississippi receives $75 million to address water problems as part of bipartisan infrastructure law – over Canton flooding

Flood water rises in a mobile home community in Madison County, Mississippi, near the Ross Barnett Reservoir Spillway, on Sunday, Aug. 28

Flood water rises in a mobile home community in Madison County, Mississippi, near the Ross Barnett Reservoir Spillway, on Sunday, Aug. 28

Governor Tate Reeves said the city has struggled with its water infrastructure for years, blaming the failing infrastructure on poor maintenance.  Pictured: Mississippi water plant

Governor Tate Reeves said the city has struggled with its water infrastructure for years, blaming the failing infrastructure on poor maintenance. Pictured: Mississippi water plant

A swollen Pearl River flooded streets and at least one home in Jackson on Monday, days after storms dumped heavy rain, but water levels began to drop.

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said the water did not rise as high as expected. Earlier forecasts showed that about 100 to 150 buildings in the Jackson area faced the possibility of flooding.

“We especially thank the Lord for sparing so many of our residents,” Lumumba said Monday, hours before the governor spoke about the water system.

The National Weather Service said the Pearl River had peaked at about 35.4 feet (10.8 meters). That’s less than the level of the major flood stage of 36 feet (10.97 meters).

Jackson has two water treatment plants, and the larger one is near a reservoir that supplies most of the city’s water supply. The reservoir also has a role in flood control.

Lumumba — a Democrat who was not invited to the Republican governor’s press conference — said flooding has added problems at the treatment plant and low water pressure could last for several days.

“What I’m comparing it to is if you drink from a Styrofoam cup, someone makes a hole in it, you’re constantly trying to fill it as it drains at the bottom,” Lumumba said.

A building stands amid flooding in Canton, just 27 minutes north of Jackson, on Aug. 24

A building stands amid flooding in Canton, just 27 minutes north of Jackson, on Aug. 24

Highway 489 was washed away due to flooding in Newton County near Marrow Road, Mississippi.  Mississippi officials declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after historic floods damaged treatment systems, leaving 180,000 people in the state capital of Jackson without safe drinking water.

Highway 489 was washed away due to flooding in Newton County near Marrow Road, Mississippi. Mississippi officials declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after historic floods damaged treatment systems, leaving 180,000 people in the state capital of Jackson without safe drinking water.

A sedan rests in floodwaters in this northeast Jackson neighborhood on Monday, Aug. 29.  Floods hit a number of neighborhoods near the Pearl River

A sedan rests in floodwaters in this northeast Jackson neighborhood on Monday, Aug. 29. Floods hit a number of neighborhoods near the Pearl River

Jackson has long had problems with his water system. A cold spell in 2021 left a significant number of people without running water after the pipes froze.

Similar problems arose again early this year, on a smaller scale. The city has been under a boiling water report since late July as tests found cloudy water quality that could lead to health problems.

Legislative leaders reacted with alarm to Jackson’s latest problems with the water system.

“We are deeply concerned about the health and safety of citizens,” Republican Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann said in a statement Monday, suggesting the state is playing a role in trying to solve the problem.

Republican House speaker Philip Gunn said hospitals, businesses and schools have reached out to him “begging for something to be done to address the Jackson water crisis.”

The state of Mississippi will now receive $75 million to address water problems as part of a bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Biden administration announced last week.

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