Residents in West Elkton house not hurt when tree falls on it during storms

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Part of roof blows off Price Stores in downtown

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UPDATE @ 6:25 p.m.:  Two residents in the house in West Elkton were not injured when a tree fell on it during the storms that hit Preble County and the region late Friday afternoon, West Elkton firefighters said.

A woman was in a bedroom of the house on Main Street when the tree crashed into that room, said the woman’s aunt, Brenda McNabb.

“She was laying in the bed when it happened,” McNabb said of her niece. “The insulation fell on top of her.”

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(Kate Bartley/Staff)

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(Kate Bartley/Staff)

Another woman who lives in the house was “really shook up about it,” McNabb said of the tree and the storm.

Fire Chief Michael Roberts said the roof is completely caved in, but the house was not destroyed.

Fire crews arrived on scene about 5:50 p.m.

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Storms that hit the region late Friday afternoon sent this tree falling onto a house in West Elkton, Preble County. (Jim Noelker/Staff)

Storms that hit the region late Friday afternoon sent this tree falling onto a house in West Elkton, Preble County. (Jim Noelker/Staff)
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Storms that hit the region late Friday afternoon sent this tree falling onto a house in West Elkton, Preble County. (Jim Noelker/Staff)

  • At 5:49 p.m.: Near Oxford, in Butler County, there are reports of multiple trees and power poles down in the College Corner Pike area, about 2 miles north of Oxford
  • At 4:35 p.m.: Richmond, Indiana, police reporting multiple trees down in the city, in northeast Richmond and on U.S. 27 south of Richmond.

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Tree down at Springfield home

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A portion of a roof to a building in the first block of South Jefferson Street blew off and fell into the street in downtown Dayton. No injuries have been reported.

Viewers have submitted photos to us showing downed trees in Urbana and Springfield following the storms.

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Big storm moving into Eaton Preble Co

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In Arcanum, viewers submitted photos of hail that fell during a storm that passed through in the early afternoon.

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