High winds cause damage in the Heights

Kensington Road

Wind gusts of over 60 mph last night downed trees and caused power outages in the Heights and elsewhere in Northeast Ohio. A large tree fell on this Kensington Road two-family home in the Cedar Lee neighborhood of Cleveland Heights.

According to First Engergy's website, between 500 and 2,000 customers in Cleveland Heights are without power as of 11 a.m. this mornig. The website shows less than 500 customers in University Heights without power. The City of Cleveland was much harder hit, with more than 10,000 customer without power.

Deanna Bremer Fisher

Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.

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Volume 4, Issue 5, Posted 11:23 AM, 04.28.2011