Shocking Images: Falling Trees Catch Fire, Strike a Home

By By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist
November 02, 2011, 12:43:29 AM EDT

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.


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.

590x442_10292046_damage102911 has gathered a collection of other pictures and videos from the weekend's historic snowstorm in this news story.

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