Local Woman’s Home Destroyed by High Wind Damage

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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio-The gale force winds that rolled through Northeast Ohio Monday caused massive damage to many homes and properties across the area.

A homeowner in the 3800 block of Parkdale Avenue in Cleveland Heights had a massive tree crash through the front of her newly-renovated home.

Sgt. Sean Corrigan with the Cleveland Heights Police Department tells Fox 8 News that the tree was uprooted and blown into the home at 12:53 p.m.

Owner Kim Brustoski was not home at the time, nor was her 4-year-old daughter, and no one was hurt.

When the oak crashed down, it ripped up gas lines and destroyed the home.

Dominion responded to address the gas line issue which did not pose any safety risks.

Police will patrol the home to deter looters as the home is boarded up.

Noble Elementary, which is across the street from the destroyed home, alerted parents that the workers and firefighters may delay the pick-up of students on Monday.

According to First Energy's Power Outage Map, the following counties are still seeing outages as of Monday night: Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lorain, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Summit.

According to First Energy in all around 880 customers are without power.