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Tree Falls Into Maryland Home, Causes Gas Leak

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    High Winds Push Tree On House, Cause Gas Leak

    Spokesman Pete Piringer said no one was home at the time. He said the fallen tree damaged the gas meter, creating a gas leak. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

    (Published Monday, Dec. 25, 2017)

    Strong winds knocked down a tree into a Montgomery County, Maryland, home, creating a gas leak on Christmas Day.

    Fire officials said the tree fell on a house in the 7600 block of Edenwood Court in Bethesda, Maryland, around 2:15 p.m. They believe strong wind knocked down the tree.

    Spokesman Pete Piringer said no one was home at the time. He said the fallen tree damaged the gas meter, creating a gas leak.

    There were no injuries, but Piringer said the family will not be able to return to the home until the meter is repaired.