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VIDEO Trees Crush Homes in Cuyahoga Falls

Eight trees topple onto homes following Wednesday night's storm.

The city reports eight trees fell onto houses in Cuyahoga Falls during the storm Wednesday night.

Roof damage is reported at Fire Station No. 1, located on Front Street, the and .

The electric department estimates 1,700 residents lost power during the storm. As of 9 a.m. Thursday, only 200 residents remained without power. Three AT&T power poles were taken down by another snapped line along Highland Avenue. Power to those specific poles is expected to be repaired Thursday evening or Friday at the latest.

The areas in town hit hardest with electrical issues include homes near Bailey Road, Tallmadge Road, East Broadway and Portage Trail, near 5th, 6th and 7th streets.

Watch ’s report on the damage to the homes near the former Sill Middle School building in the video above.

Beverly K.Bertka May 26, 2011 at 08:18 PM
Much better report and info than we can receive on TV - thanks for showing what we assumed was some extreme damage Wednesday evening.
ron burke May 27, 2011 at 01:42 AM
i can watch this in Indianapolis , In , better then the local news here !!!!
Kristi Barber May 27, 2011 at 03:35 AM
Thank you for letting me check in on my old neigborhood from my new home in Michigan.... we use to live on Shannon Ave....
Christine May 27, 2011 at 05:49 PM
Very good story. Glad we have Patch to hear about the local news. Thank you.

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