Wednesday’s storms cause damage in Fort Wayne area

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ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – For the second morning in a row, strong storms moved through northeast Indiana Wednesday bringing heavy rain, thunder, lightning, and strong winds.

A tree fell onto a house on the city’s southwest side, tearing through the back of the home. Nobody was hurt, but neighborhood code will have to inspect the home. Several similar incidents are being reported throughout the city, as well as multiple reports of wires down.

Large tree falls onto home Wednesday morning

The storm knocked out the traffic lights out in several areas including Engle Rd. and W. Jefferson Blvd. and S. Anthony Blvd. and E. Rudisill Blvd. Drivers should treat those intersections as stop signs. There are also reports of large limbs and branches down off S. Anthony Blvd.

Large tree blocking traffic along E. Rudisill Blvd.

According to Indiana Michigan Power, multiple power outages are being reported. You can find a map of the outages here.

Traffic lights down at E. Rudisill Blvd. and S. Anthony Blvd.

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