A lightning strike and heavy winds from the storms that moved through the Mexico area last (Sunday) night and early this (Monday) morning is the cause of several incidents with trees falling and catching fire.
Mexico Public Safety went to the 1300 block of Rosebud and found a tree had fallen into the roadway, around 10:35 last (Sunday) night.
The road was quickly cleared by the Mexico Street Department.
At 1:49 this (Monday) morning a tree was reported on fire after being hit by lightning in the 1200 block of West Liberty.
The fire was put out and there was no further damage or injuries from the incident.