Tornadoes cause damage during powerful storms in Maryland

BALTIMORE – Powerful storms swept through Maryland Wednesday evening, destroying trees and structures.

A probable tornado brought a tree down on a home in Gaithersburg on Dogwood Drive, trapping five people. Four were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while another was taken to the trauma center, according to the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson.

Rotation filmed in Darnestown

Crews responded to at least four calls with trees on homes and people trapped inside.

There was a tree reported on a home on Peony Drive in Gaithersburg, with no injuries, as well as in the 100 block of Winnie Place. A person was evicted from a home at 3 Holly Drive.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services has set up a regional command at Gaithersburg’s Walnut Hill Mall, going door to door asking residents if anyone needs help.

A tornado was confirmed in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County, according to the National Weather Service.

Tornado warnings were issued across the state for several hours.

The Montgomery County storm was deemed by the National Weather Service as a “PDS” or “particularly hazardous situation.”

Viewers shared photos and videos of the rotations, including one in Darnestown, Maryland.

VIDEO: Twister seen in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer also shared video of a tornado in Poolesville.

In Sykesville, Carroll County, a possible tornado was reported in the area of ​​Bartholow Road and Sarah Drive, according to the Sykesville Fire Department.

At least 10 structures were damaged, according to the department.

Harford Company. water rescue

Streets were flooded in Abingdon, Maryland, in Harford Countyand several people had to be rescued from their vehicles due to high water levels.

Tornado hits Gaithersburg

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