College Park residents displaced after storms, fallen trees damage homes

Trees were brought down on Blackfoot Road after Monday evening’s storms. Two homes on Blackfoot Road and Hollywood Road were deckared uninhabitable,  Prince George’s County Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady said. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

Strong winds knocked down trees on Blackfoot Road in College Park Monday evening. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

Strong winds blew through College Park Monday evening, displacing some residents. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

Workers clean up fallen trees after Monday evening’s storm. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

City Public Works clearing up downed trees after Monday night’s storm displaced some residents. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

Strong storms downed trees Monday evening in College Park. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

Trees fell throughout College Park after strong winds blew through Monday evening. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)

Trees fell in College Park after strong storms blew through Monday evening. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Fire Department)

Prince George’s County Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady said two homes on Blackfoot Road and Hollywood Road have been declared uninhabitable. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Fire Department)

Those residents were not injured, but will receive assistance from the county’s emergency management office and the Red Cross, Brady wrote on Twitter. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Fire Department)

College Park stated that three residents will be moved to temporary shelter after their homes suffered severe damage. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Fire Department)

One College Park resident wrote “that storm had me shook, trees down, hail … my hands still shaking … no warning, no nothing.” (Courtesy City of College Park)

Parts of Prince George’s County, including College Park, were included in severe storm warnings issued late Monday afternoon by the National Weather Service. (Courtesy City of College Park)

Other parts of College Park that sustained damage included Kenesaw Street, Delaware Street, Edgewood Road and Lackawanna Street. (Courtesy City of College Park)

WASHINGTON — The residents of three homes have been displaced after strong winds blew through College Park, Maryland, just after 5 p.m. Monday, knocking down trees and damaging homes in the midst of storms.

Prince George’s County Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady said initial assessment showed that two homes on Blackfoot Road and Hollywood Road had been declared uninhabitable.

Those residents were not injured, but will receive assistance from the county’s emergency management office and the Red Cross, Brady wrote on Twitter.

College Park stated that the residents of three homes will be moved to temporary shelter after their homes suffered severe damage.

One College Park resident wrote “that storm had me shook, trees down, hail … my hands still shaking … no warning, no nothing.”

Parts of Prince George’s County, including College Park, were included in severe storm warnings issued late Monday afternoon by the National Weather Service.

Other parts of College Park that sustained damage included Kenesaw Street, Delaware Street, Edgewood Road and Lackawanna Street.

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