Storms Bring Flooding, Damage to New England

Michael Raskin/Brookline Police

A string of storms left flooding and downed trees across New England Saturday.

In Natick, Massachusetts, trees were knocked down onto wires, causing a fire on Warren Street.

Trees and wires were down across that town, including a tree on Route 9. Additionally, there were reports of flooding in several areas.

In Stoughton, police say several railroad crossing arms malfunctioned, coming down during a lightning storm. Authorities have been notified that the commuter rail crossings at School Street, Simpson Street and Central Street were impacted.

Fire crews in Norwood put out a small fire in a Henry's Lane attic that started after a lightning strike.

Throughout the day, flood warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings peppered the region.

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