Dozens of house fires, trees downed on houses and downed power lines were reported throughout Lawrenceville and Gwinnett County on Monday as a result of the storm that ran through the county.
Possible house fires due to lightning were reported Monday at a home on the 2100 block of Turtle Creek Way in Lawrenceville. Gwinnett County Fire crews responded to the scene to find flames and smoke coming from the gable of the two-story home. The fire department is also reporting other possible fires caused by lightning strikes at 2501 Crumps Landing Circle in Snellville and 3659 Cecilia Way in Loganville, reported Capt. Tommy Rutledge of Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services. No significant damage was reported to any of the houses.
Trees reportedly fell on houses at the following addresses: 153 Gloster Road, SW in Lawrenceville; 3863 Princess Court, NW in Lawrenceville; 3541 Smoke Rise Way, SW in Lawrenceville; 264 Windsor Drive, NW in Lawrenceville; 5591 Brady Drive, SW in Stone Mountain; 5341 Miller Road, SW in Lilburn; 2263 Meadow Drive, SW in Snellville; 185 Killian Hill Road, NW in Lilburn; 5156 Clearwater Drive, SW in Stone Mountain; 1462 Fox Forest Terrace, SW in Lilburn; 4033 Scenic Mountain Drive, SW in Snellville; 2555 Lakemeadow Lane, SW in Grayson; 5682 Crestwood Drive, SW in Stone Mountain; 1836 Lake Lucerne Road, SW in Lilburn.
No injuries were reported, and utilities were secured where needed.
Wires were reported down or trees were blocking roadways at the following locations: Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville; Bramlett Shoals Road in Lawrenceville; Sweet Shrub Circle in Lawrenceville; High Point Road in Snellville; Killian Hill Road in Lilburn; Rosebud Road in Grayson; Alcovy Road in Dacula; Kensington High Street in Lilburn; Litchfield Road in Snellville; Blue Springs Court in Lilburn; Ridgewood Drive in Lilburn; Saddle Court in Norcross; Rockbridge Road in Norcross; Pleasantdale Road in Doraville; Norwood Drive in Lilburn; Lenora Church Road in Snellville; Johnson Drive in Snellville; Gala Trail in Snellville; Lucelle Avenue in Stone Mountain; Pucketts Drive in Stone Mountain; Buford Drive in Lawrenceville; Riverside Drive in Lilburn; Fairfield Drive in Lilburn; Burns Road in Lilburn; Rotondo Place in Norcross; Veracruz Drive in Snellville; Shunn Way in Lilburn; Centennial Trail in Duluth.
Georgia Power reported Tuesday morning that 49,000 people are still without power in metro Atlanta.