Family displaced after tree falls onto Potomac home, into boy’s bedroom

Photo of the tree that fell onto a house in Potomac, Maryland. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
This photo shows the tree was uprooted. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
The tree caused significant damage to the home. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Luckily, no one was injured. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
A tree fell onto a home in Montgomery County, piercing into the bedroom of an 11-year-old kid. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
Pete Piringer with Montgomery County Fire and EMS said the tree damaged the first and second floors as well as the back of the house. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A family is displaced after a tree fell onto their home. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
A tree fell onto a house the house on Larkmeade Lane near Deborah Drive around midnight Monday. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire/Pete Piringer)
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An adult and two children have been displaced after a tree fell onto their Potomac, Maryland, home around midnight Monday.

Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, said officials responded to a two-story, single-family home on the 10800 block of Larkmeade Lane to reports of a tree on a house.

A tree had fallen from a neighboring yard on to the house, puncturing the roof and going into the bedroom where an 11-year-old child was sleeping. The tree damaged the first and second floors as well as the back of the house.

“The good thing is there were no injuries, but the bad thing is there was some pretty significant damage to the home to the point that the family is displaced,” Piringer said.

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