High Winds Cause Downed Trees, Power Outages Across Region

Strong winds toppled trees and brought down power lines in many communities across New England on Monday. Advisories were in effect for damaging wind gusts through Monday night with the potential for a few new spots of damage Tuesday.

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In Newton, Massachusetts, a large tree blocks part of Waltham Street.
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The tree on Waltham Street in Newton was brought down by strong winds at about 6:30 a.m.
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A Comcast truck became engulfed in flames after coming into contact with a downed live wire on Glendale Avenue in Needham.
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In Natick, Massachusetts, the strong winds brought a large tree down in front of a home.
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Part of the tree also fell onto the roof of the home.
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In Brookline, Massachusetts, a large tree fell onto a vehicle.
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Crews in Milton worked to clear the scene where the tree fell onto the woman's vehicle and also took down power lines near the Village School.
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The wind caused damage to a roof in Nahant, Massachusetts.
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A tree down on Route 30 in Westford, Massachusetts.
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Power lines down on Coolidge Avenue in Westford, Massachusetts.
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