Summer Storm Damage In Camden - Fox 2 News Headlines

Summer Storm Damage In Camden

Posted: Updated:
CAMDEN, N.J. -

Fire crews rushed to several calls of big trees down after they were ripped from their foundations following a stormy Tuesday in Camden.

One of those trees landed on Stacey Still's house.

"Mother nature," she exclaimed.

Police took her through the property to examine the damage.

She's glad she was away with her family when the tree hit.

"I have my life. That's important. I can always replace that stuff, but my life? Can't replace that."

The afternoon storms caused headaches all across the city.

It washed out the Jimmy Buffett tailgate where thousands of people were partying. While across town, Marion Brown had to figure out what to do since the weather dropped a tree on top of her van.

"It's all messed up in the front. Everything is messed up in the front," says Brown.

She relies on it to get around town, and says she's stranded for the time being.

"For now that's our transportation. We don't have no way of getting or going or coming."

Power crews hit the scene after the fierce weather brought down numerous power lines, turning the lights out in several homes.

"We saw the flash when it hit one of the transformer boxes. That's when power in the house flickered on and off," says William Roberts, a neighbor who lost power.

Now crews are breaking down the trees into manageable pieces, all the while wondering when the next wild storm will hit.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Building Heat Labor Day Weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:15:22 GMT

    The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.

    Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day.  Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s.

    It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thunderstorm chances increasing N&W anytime after 2/3PM.  It should remain dry down the shore all day Saturday and most if not all of Sunday.

    Saturday (82/62): Sun/Clouds

    Sunday (89/70): Clouds/Storm

    Monday (90/74): Clouds/Storm

     

     

  • Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

    Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

    AP ImageAP Image
    The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.
    The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.
  • Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot

    Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:13:22 GMT

    Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.

    Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.

Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices