Shocking Images: Falling Trees Catch Fire, Strike a Home

October 30, 2011; 11:44 AM ET
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Trees succumbing to the weight of the historic, late-October snowfall are doing more than causing thousands of power outages. The trees are striking homes and starting fires, evident by the images below.

Downed tree limb catches fire on a power line in York, Pa., Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Facebook Fan Kristi M.

A tree branch lands on a home in Norwalk, Conn. Video is courtesy of YouTube user WeatherNut27, who captured the resulting damage in the picture below. has gathered a collection of other pictures and videos from the weekend's historic snowstorm in this news story.


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