HAVERHILL (CBS) – Strong storms caused damage across parts of New England Tuesday afternoon. On Salem Street in Haverhill, the storms sent a tree crashing onto the roof of a house.
“It’s devastating,” a neighbor said. “Look it’s right through the roof, that is terrible.” Despite the damage, nobody was hurt.READ MORE: Man Metal Detecting On Maine Beach Finds Medford High School Class Ring Missing Since 1984
The storms moved quickly across the region bringing torrential rain, strong winds and frequent thunder and lightning. One lightning strike hit a house in Georgetown causing a fire.
The rest of the day was all about more heat. At a Cambridge Public Housing Building, workers were turning on the AC after three days of intense heat. Residents told WBZ it happened only after they complained their homes were brutally hot.READ MORE: Police Officer Rushes Into Burning Somerville Home, Alerting Residents To Fire
“It’s 85 degrees in my apartment,” said resident Marion Freeman. “It makes me feel miserable.”
After the storms rolled through, it was game on at Fenway. There were no complaints about the heat there – fans are just thrilled to be back.
“First night at the ballgame,” one fan said. “Can’t beat that. Feels really good.”MORE NEWS: Teenagers Arrested After Fight At South Boston Beach Amid Concerns Over Liquor Deliveries
“The ambience of the game, being around everyone. It feels normal. It’s good, it’s time,” another fan said.