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Storms slam Upstate

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A tree fell on a house in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina. A tree fell on a house in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina.
A tree fell on Blue Ridge Avenue in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina. A tree fell on Blue Ridge Avenue in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina.
A tree fell at First Baptist Church in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina. A tree fell at First Baptist Church in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina.
Storms knocked an awning off Maynard's Home Furnishings in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina. Storms knocked an awning off Maynard's Home Furnishings in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina.
Storms caused a power line to fall and catch on fire off South Main Street in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina. Storms caused a power line to fall and catch on fire off South Main Street in Belton. Photo by Mark Warren/FOX Carolina.
BELTON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A storm system moved through the Upstate, Western North Carolina and Northeast Georgia overnight on Monday, bringing down trees and power lines.

The city of Belton in Anderson County is one of the hardest hit areas.

On Brown Avenue, one tree fell on a house and another tree fell on the property of First Baptist Church. The storm knocked the awning off Maynard's Home Furnishings on Highway 178.

Belton Fire Chief Alan Sims said, "It was just a lot of wind, a lot of hail, um, significant amount of wind."

Chief Sims said the majority of the damage is in an area that stretches from Maynard's to South Main Street.

Hundreds of people in the Belton area woke up with no power on Monday. The storms brought down some power lines, including one that caught on fire behind a fast food restaurant on South Main Street.

According to Duke Energy's website, only 1 customer was without power in Anderson County as of Monday night.

No injuries were reported in the storm. 

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