Storm Snaps Tree & Starts Fire - WSET.com - ABC13

Storm Snaps Tree & Starts Fire

Posted:

Reporter: Angela Fowler

Danville, VA - A quick storm came through Danville Thursday afternoon and caused some damage near Westover Drive.

A tree fell on a power line on Wilson Road and started a fire.

Right now, the fire department is waiting on the power company to come cut the tree down. They say the tree bent under pressure from the winds.

"It doesn't take a lot of wind for some of these trees to get them over and create problems," said Steven Decker, a Danville firefighter.

No residents lost power from the incident as of right now.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.