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Storms knock down trees and power lines

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Monday's summer storms packed a punch in one Toledo neighborhood.

The intersection of Pool and Sylvester was closed by Toledo firefighters after a tree came toppling down and brought power lines down with it.

TFD on the scene tells 13abc that at least four power poles, several power lines and a transformer were taken down when the tree snapped.

It's unclear whether it was a lightning strike or wicked winds that caused all the problems.

"I saw the darkness so I looked out the window and then just saw lightning hit the tree," Elycia Barber, who lives near the intersection said.  "The big part fell first, then the little part."

"I was inside watching TV and I seen a lightning strike, heard some crackling, and I ran out front and seen the tree drop," Ryan Pagona, who lives in the neighborhood said.

There were no reported injuries.

No word when power will be restored.
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