Severe storms slam DC, Montgomery County bringing trees down

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Severe storms rolled through the DMV Monday, leaving serious damage and downed trees behind. 

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DC and Montgomery County were hit hard by the system that came through right around dinner time. 

In Colesville, Md., a tree splintered in half after getting struck by lightning. That strike sparked a fire in the basement of the home, but everyone got out ok.

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In DC, a huge tree down on a home in Irving Street. 

SkyFox also captured damage over Flower Avenue and on Kennedy Street where a snapped power line ignited a gas line, causing fire to come up from the sidewalk. Utility companies said no one was in danger and the flames were put out.