NORTHEAST FLORIDA, SOUTHEAST GEORGIA — Action News Jax is getting reports of damage after the severe storms moved through Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia on Thursday night.
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Below is a view of the damage by affected county:
DUVAL COUNTY: A tree fell onto a Jacksonville family’s home during the storm late Thursday night.
Action News Jax Amber Krycka went to the home:
A viewer also sent Action News Jax pictures of a tree that fell on his car. This was on Collins Road in Jacksonville.
CLAY COUNTY: There have been many reports of trees down, strong winds, power outages and other damage in Clay County.
The Clay County emergency management public information officer said it has reports of eight homes damaged by the storms. One very minor damage, one has “severe” damage in Orange Park. It is expecting to get more reports of damage tomorrow.
The PIO also said there were two people who reported minor injuries because of the storm – a tree fell on a vehicle, hurting someone in the vehicle. The other injury happened when the wind blew a garbage dumpster lid and hit a woman on the head while she was working at an establishment.
It has received several reports of transformer fires and power lines being knocked down that started small tree and brush fires
NASSAU COUNTY: A viewer sent Action News Jax this picture of tree down onto a power line in Fernandina Beach. Nassau County issued a severe thunderstorm warning for hours Thursday evening.
BAKER COUNTY: High winds ripped part of the roof off of a Macclenny business. The Baker County Sheriff’s Office said it has been dealing with downed trees and power lines in this storm. A downed tree briefly held up the buses leaving a local school.
In Starke, a tree has fallen on a FPL line, which fell on the City of Starke’s power line at E Call St and Valley Road. Crews are on site but cannot make repairs until FPL moves it line.
Starke Florida City Government Posted these pictures of damage on their Facebook page. It says there were many customers without power and wires and trees down.
BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA: A viewer sent Action News Jax picture of trees down at her home. The viewer said it all happened quickly and that it was very loud. She said trees twisted and fell on their cars and on the side of their house. She said that fortunately her family is safe.
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