Massive Tree Falls In Newton, Knocks Out Power

A tree reportedly fell down in Newton, Mass. around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, causing power outages to at least six homes in the city.

The Newton Police Department has yet to be reached for comment. Crews from NSTAR are at the scene, according to the Newton Fire Department.

WCVB reported that the tree split and initially caused a fire, which firefighters put out quickly.

Currently there are six homes without power and it will not be back on until around midnight, according to WCVB.

There were no injuries reported.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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