Thousands without power across Philadelphia region after gusty storm

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Monday, November 16, 2020
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SEVERE WEATHER: Thousands of people are without power on Sunday night after a strong line of heavy downpours and gusty winds hit the region.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Thousands of people are still without power Monday morning after a strong line of heavy downpours and gusty winds hit the region Sunday night.

In Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania, strong winds toppled a tree onto a fence on Spring Mill Road near Woodmont Road. It appears that the tree landed in the road, blocking traffic, but luckily no one was injured.

In South Jersey, two rowhomes in Camden, New Jersey partially collapsed during the stormy weather.

Authorities say the front of the homes, which are abandoned, came crashing down at about 8:30 p.m. on the 400 block of Stevens Street.

There's no word if weather contributed to the collapse, but it happened as the rain and windy conditions moved through the area.

In Pennsauken Township, a warehouse on the 1700 block of Suckle Highway partially collapsed.

WATCH: Downed wire sparks fire in Langhorne, Pennsylvania

And in Langhorne, Bucks County, a gas leak fueled flames coming from what appeared to be a sidewalk just feet from a house.

Firefighters say a downed wire knocked over a gas cap on the 400 block of Watson Avenue.

There have been no reports of any injuries from weather-related incidents on Sunday night.

As of 6:30 a.m. Monday, thousands of residents remained in the dark:

PECO: 771

PPL: 4,163

PSEG: 2,775

AC Electric: 617