Utility crews busy in Pennsylvania, possible tornadoes
LANCASTER — Utility crews in central and eastern Pennsylvania have been working to restore power after strong storms downed trees, caused minor flooding and may have spawned two tornadoes.
The National Weather Service plans to survey damage in Lancaster and Bradford counties to determine whether it was caused by tornadoes. The Bradford County damage was centered in Wyalusing.
Lancaster County officials say up to 50 buildings have been damaged, including an Amish school house that was leveled. There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths.
PECO was reporting more than 10,000 customers without power in Philadelphia and four surrounding counties.
Galen Huyard lives near one of the collapsed buildings in Lancaster County. He says his family got storm alerts on their cellphones and took cover in the basement during the storm.
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