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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A KCMO woman said she is concerned that the power outage at her home will interfere with her ability to take care of her mother who has cancer.

Candice, who lives in the 2500 block of Chelsea near E. 38th and Indiana said she was getting a room ready for her mother to come visit when she heard a a loud noise outside. She told FOX 4 that she walked out into the front yard and noticed a tree in the back had fallen.

The woman added that her mother has stage four cancer and it is aggressive. Candice, who was preparing for hospice to arrive Saturday, said she can't help but be concerned because she needs power to run her mother's equipment.

"My concern is this tree in the way of the electricity to supply my mom of her needs," Candice said.

Candice said she does understand that repairs might take a while, but she is concerned for her mother's well-being and comfort. She also told FOX 4 that she needs help getting the trees moved out of the way before electrical crews arrive at her home to make repairs.