Storm sends trees crashing into homes

By Jessica Guay 3:59pm, June 13, 2013 - Updated 8:40am, June 14, 2013
WDEL's Jessica Guay has the story.
A couple of hundred New Castle County residents are still without power Friday morning after a violent storm Thursday.

The storm brought heavy rain and strong winds that blew trees over and took out power lines.

A tree came slamming down onto Ethan Savage's home in Bellefonte. The teenager was home alone when it happened.

"I heard this really loud crash. It sounded almost like a door was slamming really, really hard," says Ethan.

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Ethan's sister, Becca, was on her way to the grocery store when she found out.

"My neighbor called me and was like 'a tree fell into your house,' and I started panicking because I knew Ethan was home," she says.

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Ethan was a little rattled, but fine after he ran over to his neighbor's house.

"I was pretty scared, I like instantly called my mom," he says.

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The Savage's weren't alone. Trees toppled onto several homes in New Castle County Thursday.


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