Storm causes damage in Lancaster County

GAP, Pa. (WHTM) – Emergency responders were kept busy Wednesday night after severe weather caused damaged in the Gap and White Horse areas of Northeastern Lancaster County.

A tornado warning was in effect for the area from 7:21 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. and soon after damage reports were being made.

The damage was not confined but spread throughout the area.

Crews had to evaluate damage on Old Philadelphia Pike.

Two houses, a church, and a barn were damaged.

There were also reports of a house fire in Leacock Township.

Dispatchers said no one was inside the house, but it is unclear if the fire was weather-related.

Neighbors said there a school house suffered storm damage.

PEMA said it is coordinating with local responders and agencies throughout the storm.


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