Damage reported, shelters set up across East Tennessee

Damage reported, shelters set up across East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Emergency officials are reporting multiple instances of damage across East Tennessee.

According to the Loudon County EMA, there have been at least two instances of buildings being struck by lightning. Officials say those structures are along Morganton Road in Greeback and Virtue Road in Lenoir City.

Two shelters have been set up in Loudon County. Authorities say anyone who does not feel safe can go to the City of Loudon Fire Department or the Lenoir City Police Department.

McMinn County dispatchers report there have been reports of damage to parts of Englewood. Dispatchers say there have been reports of trees falling on houses. No injuries have been reported.

Dispatchers say there is a shelter set up at North Etowah Baptist Church.

As of 12:30 a.m., dispatchers say there were no reports of any substantial damage in Campbell, Anderson, Blount, Sevier, Roane, Scott, Monroe, and Jefferson Counties.

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