More than 100 homes damaged due to overnight storms, SAFD says

3-story condo collapsed on Broadway, 43 homes were damaged near Linda Dr

By Katrina Webber - Crime Fighters Reporter, Ben Spicer - Web Producer

SAN ANTONIO - Emergency crews are working across the city to help with the cleanup following overnight storms in the greater San Antonio area, authorities said Monday.

The San Antonio Fire Department reports more than 100 homes have been damaged following the storms in the greater SA-area late Sunday and early Monday.

The SAFD said at least 43 homes were damaged near Linda Drive on the city's North Side alone. Five or six people suffered minor injuries such as cuts or scrapes, firefighters said. Both a home and a school nearby also caught fire.

Firefighters also were called to a three-story condo in the 7700 block of Broadway that collapsed late Sunday night.

Firefighters said when they arrived there they quickly realized they needed extra crews. 

Red Cross is now helping to set up a shelter for the people displaced. No one was hurt in the collapse.

There are also extensive reports of damage in both The Glen and Camelot subdivisions, Monica Ramos, a public information officer for Bexar County said.

Two nursing homes in that area are working off of auxiliary power, Ramos said. Five local fire departments are assisting the at least 15 homes that have been damaged by overnight storms. No one has been hurt. 

Ramos said that CPS Energy is currently working to address downed power lines and that Bexar County Public Works crews are working to remove downed tree limbs to allow emergency vehicles to enter the area.

County officials are coordinating with local agencies to provide assistance to affected residents in the area starting at daylight, Ramos said. A shelter has been opened at Blessed Sacrament Church to help those affected by the weather,

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