(07/05/2012)
Thunderstorms rolled across Roane County Tuesday Evening with high wind causing several new problems.

The wind downed more trees, breaking more lines.

Reports indicate outages in the county will continue through Sunday.

Roane County dispatchers started receiving calls Tuesday just before 6:30 p. m.

Spencer-Roane firemen fought a fire at a home on Triplett Road just outside Spencer.

The house was struck by lightning.

The same thing happened on Tom's Run near Reedy, lightning striking a barn. The Reedy VFD responded to that call.

911 dispatchers said the Man Trailer Court in Spencer received significant damage from thunderstorms.

Reports indicate the wind knocked one or more trailers off foundations.


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