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Storm damage: Tree falls in Miami Twp., lightning causes Butler County barn fire

Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 @ 4:36 PM
Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 @ 9:54 PM

Photo Contributed: Miami Township Facebook
Photo Contributed: Miami Township Facebook

Multiple reports of damage have been reported in the wake of thunderstorms rolling through the region on Wednesday:

8:45 p.m. -- In Butler County, lightning is believed to be the cause of a barn fire in Okeana, according to the county emergency management agency.

5:05 p.m. -- In Warren County, lightning is suspected to have caused a house fire on Wilson Farms Boulevard in Franklin Twp., Fire Chief Tom Snively said. No one was injured.

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4:40 p.m. -- In Montgomery County, a tree fell at the Miami Twp. Government Center. 

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Pictures posted by Miami Twp. on its Facebook page showed a large tree that broke and landed in the parking lot, as well as a gutter ripped off the side of the building. 

No one was injured. 

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4:01 p.m. -- In Warren County, trees were reported down, including two in Lebanon and one in Middletown, according to calls to 911 centers.