Power outages, damage follow severe thunderstorm

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By The Staff

Over 4,000 homes and businesses are without power following a severe thunderstorm that blew through Lancaster County around 3 p.m. Sunday.
As of 6:30 p.m. Sunday, outages included 3,541 with Duke Energy, 552 with Lynches River and 65 with York Electric Co-op.
According to Darren Player, director of Lancaster County Fire Rescue, there seems to be no tornado damage although a tornado warning was issued for the county until 3:15 p.m. Sunday.
County firefighters were still doing damage assessments in their fire districts as of 7 p.m. Player said none of the homes damaged by fallen trees are completely uninhabitable.
The majority of the damage was in the city of Lancaster and the Belltown, Elgin and Antioch areas, said Player.
This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.