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Winds blow roof off Waltham apartment building

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Winds Thursday, July 3 blew the roof right off this apartment building in Waltham. Winds Thursday, July 3 blew the roof right off this apartment building in Waltham.
WALTHAM, Mass. (WHDH) - Waltham saw wild weather Thursday night with winds so strong that they blew the roof off an apartment building.

Pieces of wood were littered about. Residents had to evacuate and will be spending the rest of the long holiday weekend cleaning up.

"I lived here my whole life. I never saw a storm like that," said Doron Korinow, who is helping his brother find a new place to live after the storm. "We were going to go to the museum of science today, but instead we're helping him clear out his place. He'll stay with one of us."

No injuries were reported.

Tree branches were thrown across town and trees were uprooted and brought down power lines, leaving residents without power.

One man had a tree on top of his car. What was once a four wheel car is now a two wheeler, with the tree crushing the front of his car and ultimately toppling onto his house.

"I turned the corner and I was like, oh, my god. I couldn't believe it. That's the biggest tree I've ever seen uprooted like that," said one resident.

Weather officials believe that it's possible a microburst caused the damage around town.

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