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Storm Causes Damage Throughout Gwinnett

House fires, blocked roadways and trees on houses are reported from Monday's activity.

Storm Causes Damage Throughout Gwinnett

Dozens of house fires, trees downed on houses and downed power lines were reported throughout Gwinnett County on Monday as a result of the storm that ran through the county.

Possible house fires due to lightning were reported Monday at 2501 Crumps Landing Circle in Snellville and 3659 Cecilia Way in Loganville, reported Capt. Tommy Rutledge of Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services. No significant damage was reported to either house.

Trees reportedly fell on houses at the following addresses, including two in Snellville: 

153 Gloster Road, SW in Lawrenceville; 5591 Brady Drive, SW in Stone Mountain; 5341 Miller Road, SW in Lilburn; 2263 Meadow Drive, SW in Snellville; 185 Killian Hill Road, NW in Lilburn; 3863 Princess Court, NW in Lawrenceville; 264 Windsor Drive, NW in Lawrenceville; 5156 Clearwater Drive, SW in Stone Mountain; 1462 Fox Forest Terrace, SW in Lilburn; 4033 Scenic Mountain Drive, SW in Snellville; 3541 Smoke Rise Way, SW in Lawrenceville; 2555 Lakemeadow Lane, SW in Grayson; 5682 Crestwood Drive, SW in Stone Mountain; 1836 Lake Lucerne Road, SW in Lilburn.

No injuries were reported, and utilities were secured where needed.

Wires were reported down or trees were blocking roadways at the following locations:  

High Point Road in Snellville; Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville; Killian Hill Road in Lilburn; Rosebud Road in Grayson; Alcovy Road in Dacula; Kensington High Street in Lilburn; Litchfield Road in Snellville; Blue Springs Court in Lilburn; Ridgewood Drive in Lilburn; Saddle Court in Norcross; Rockbridge Road in Norcross; Bramlett Shoals Road in Lawrenceville; Pleasantdale Road in Doraville; Norwood Drive in Lilburn; Lenora Church Road in SnellvilleJohnson Drive in SnellvilleGala Trail in Snellville; Lucelle Avenue in Stone Mountain; Pucketts Drive in Stone Mountain; Buford Drive in Lawrenceville; Riverside Drive in Lilburn; Fairfield Drive in Lilburn; Sweet Shrub Circle in Lawrenceville; Burns Road in Lilburn; Rotondo Place in Norcross; Veracruz Drive in Snellville; Shunn Way in Lilburn; Centennial Trail in Duluth.

Georgia Power reported Monday evening that 71,000 people were without power in metro Atlanta.

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