By Kaylee Lindenmuth
SHENANDOAH - High winds and heavy rains moved into the Shenandoah area in the early morning hours of Sunday, leading to downed trees in the borough, one of which damaged a vehicle, utility lines, and downed an overhead rainspout.
Just before 3:30am Sunday, emergency crews were dispatched to 207 West Poplar Street for reports of a tree down on wires and a vehicle.
Shenandoah Police and fire marshals responded and found a tree downed atop a pink Dodge Neon, with damage to wires and a rain spout visible as well. The vehicle suffered damage to its roof and front windshield.
No power outages were reported in the area, and power lines were not damaged.
Shenandoah fire chief Russ Schumack requested an engine to the scene for use of its chainsaw, with Columbia Engine 64-10 responding.
Crews cleared tree limbs obstructing the roadway and sidewalk , though were unable to clear a portion resting directly on the vehicle.
Shenandoah emergency services were clear of the scene by 4:00am.
Half an hour prior and about three blocks away, fire crews were called out to a tree down call at Poplar and Vine.