Storms Cause Flooding, Damage Homes, Cause Power Outages In Eastern Baltimore County

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ESSEX, Md. (WJZ) — Storms that moved done the Baltimore portion Saturday day caused harm and flooding — adjacent destroying immoderate people’s homes.

Strong winds, lightning and dense rainfall wreaked havoc crossed parts of eastbound Baltimore County connected Saturday.

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Floodwaters came up and into the basement of a location successful Rosedale portion the upwind brought down a histrion close down it, shocking Shannon Isella who watched it each hap from wrong a neighbor’s home.

“I was successful the room model and we conscionable seen the histrion travel up similar 2 feet retired the crushed and conscionable topple over. It was crazy,” she said.

First responders besides had to rescue galore drivers who got stuck connected roads portion trying to thrust done floodwaters…

Nearby successful Essex, trees fell onto flat buildings connected Garden Drive.

“I didn’t cognize what was going on. All I heard was a large aged boom,” said Tammy Aio, who was successful her flat connected the bottommost level of the gathering conscionable beneath wherever this histrion fell.

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“It was similar an earthquake. Like thing was just… and that’s what we thought astatine archetypal it was an earthquake but we didn’t cognize that a histrion fell,” Aio said.

And now, the Baltimore County Fire Department says respective radical successful this vicinity are without a home.

“We bash person immoderate large structural harm to aggregate buildings present which are each multi-family dwellings, truthful the occurrence section and buildings person condemned 3 structures,” said Marcus Johnson, Baltimore County Fire lawman chief.

Fortunately, nary 1 was hurt, neighbors are getting assistance and the assemblage is coming unneurotic to assistance them each get done this pugnacious time.

It was a precise engaged time for archetypal responders. Baltimore County Fire officials were trying to tally up each the calls they had. They confirmed 14 storm-related calls this day and evening.

As of 10:45 p.m. Saturday, 466 Baltimore Gas and Electric customers stay without power. About 10,000 customers were affected. Most of those outages are successful eastbound Baltimore County.

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Stetson Miller

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