Takoma Park family trapped without power after severe storm

Residents are still recovering after severe storms pummeled the D.C. region on Thursday.

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For one Takoma Park family, the situation is still precarious after they were trapped in their home by a fallen tree that brought power lines down with it.

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The family was told to remain in their home on Sherman Avenue because of the downed wires – even as late as the next day.

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Around 6 p.m., police told FOX 5 that power could be restored to the neighborhood within the evening.