EBRO - The Vernon Fire Department responded to a report of an uprooted tree blocking the southbound lane of State Road 79 near Ebro Greyhound Park this afternoon.


EBRO - The Vernon Fire Department responded to a report of an uprooted tree blocking the southbound lane of State Road 79 near Ebro Greyhound Park this afternoon.



Firefighters used chainsaws to cut the tree and soon removed the blockage from the road.



Emergency management officials say they had reports of a possible tornado touching down in the area, but state they have been unable to confirm those reports.



Officials also report strong winds and downed trees in the Orange Hill community.



Check back here for weather updates as they become available.