Tornado Strength Winds Hit Brookfield Area, Causing Tree to Fall on Home
In the spring of 2018, the Brookfield, Ct area was hit by a severe stormfront which several microbursts. A microburst is an intense small-scale downdraft produced by a thunderstorm or rain shower which lasts for seconds to minutes and has high winds that can knock over fully grown trees.
Homes throughout Fairfield County had damage from fallen trees. Not only did these homes experience structural damage from the holes in their roofs, they also had significant water damage from the rain that was able to pour inside. The SERVPRO of Newtown and Southern Litchfield County Restoration and Building Services Team restored this home, which included mitigating the water damage as well as rebuilding the roof, the kitchen and much of the interior of the home.