NORWOOD, Ohio -- A large tree fell down and damaged several cars Friday, trapping one person inside one of them, as severe weather blew through the Tri-State.
First responders extracted the driver from her car at about 3 p.m., according to police. She was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.
A lightning strike also caused a fire at 5401 Newfield Ave. around 11 p.m. Friday.
Firefighters were called to the vacant building after neighbors said they heard a loud boom and smelled smoke. The fire was put out quickly according to a release from Cincinnati District Fire Chief Carstell Winston.
No one was injured, and the fire caused about $30,000 in damages.
The entire Tri-State was under a Tornado Watch for hours as severe weather passed through the area Friday afternoon and into the evening. Thousands of people were without power for a time.
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