MARYLAND (WJZ) — Severe storms passing through Maryland Sunday evening brought numerous reports of damage, from trees and power lines knocked down to a transformer fire started by a lightning strike.
Montgomery County fire officials reported a tree fell on a house in the 15000 block of Layhill Road in Layhill and another tree landed on a home in the 13300 block of Rippling Brook Drive in Silver Spring. No injuries were reported.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 5 Deaths Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations Drop Below 200
Officials also reported a transformer fire at 11500 Veirs Mill Road near Newport Mill Road caused by a lightning strike as well as numerous branches and power lines blocking roads.
The round of severe storms later moved east across the state through Baltimore and the Eastern Shore.
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