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Ice-encased tree limbs crash into apartments, 18 units evacuated

The incident happened at Guardian Court Apartments at 6100 Guardian Court in Okolona. The incident happened at Guardian Court Apartments at 6100 Guardian Court in Okolona.
Part of an ice-encased tree broke off and crashed into three apartments. Part of an ice-encased tree broke off and crashed into three apartments.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Eighteen apartments were evacuated Wednesday morning in Okolona after a large ice-covered tree broke apart and crashed through the ceilings of several units.

The incident happened at Guardian Court Apartments at 6100 Guardian Court. No injuries were reported.

[SLIDESHOW: Ice-encased tree limbs crash into Okolona apartments]

The tree broke through the ceiling inside three apartments. Emergency crews evacuated all 18 apartments after power to the building was turned off during the clean-up process. The American Red Cross was on the scene helping displaced residents.

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