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

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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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