Firefighters in Gwinnett County were busy early Tuesday morning as severe weather rolled through northeast Georgia.
Gwinnett County Fire spokesman Colin Rhoden reports seven cases of trees down on houses.
The first call came at about 6:12 a.m. for a tree on a house on the 2100 block of Carlyske Park Lane, NW in Lawrenceville. The tree hit the gutters.
Just before 7 a.m., crews were called to a home on the 700 block of Edgeley Lane, SW also in Lawrenceville. The tree crashed on the roof and back deck of the two-story home. It caused major damage to the deck, roof and a wall on the back of the house.
A few minutes later, firefighters went to a home on the 4900 block of Norman Drive, NW in Lilburn. When they arrived, they found a large tree leaning on the roof of the home and it had broken through the attic and into the second floor.
At 7:13 a.m., crews responded to a home on the 3100 block of Linden Drive, NW in Lawrenceville. While there was a tree leaning on the side of the home, there did not appear to be any damage to the builiding.
Shortly after 7:30 a.m., firefighters found a huge tree limb on a home on the 1900 block of Suwanee Terrace, NW in Lawrenceville. The limb damaged some of the roof shingles over the front porch, but there was no structural damage.
At 7:49 a.m., emergency crews were called to a home on the 4900 block of Elizabeth Way, NW in Lilburn. There, a large tree crashed down on the right side of a home, bringing power lines down with it. The garage was damaged in the accident.
Residents were home at the time of all of the above incidents, but fortunately, no one was injured.
Firefighters responded to another call of a tree down at 9:17 a.m. When they got to the home on the 2100 block of McDaniels Bridge Road, SW in Lilburn, they found a tree had crashed into the attic and living space. No word on if anyone was inside the home at the time, but there were no injuries.
Rhoden also reports several cases of wires down from Tucker to Dacula.
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Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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