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A short time ago, the Lakeland Fire Department responded to reports of a downed tree that had fallen on top of a house.

Upon arrival, Firefighters assessed the damage to the structure and determined it was severe.

As a result of the damage, eight people have been displaced.

According to the Lakeland Fire Department’s Twitter account, four of those individuals went to stay with friends/family, and the other four went to stay at a local shelter.

Undoubtedly, Hurricane Irma will continue to leave a trail of destruction before heading towards Georgia.

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