Wednesday's storms create a busy night for Halifax County Emergency Services

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HALIFAX COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Crews in Halifax County responded to multiple scenes on Wednesday when severe weather it the area.

The first calls that came in to 911 were concerning baseball-sized hail near Cluster Springs.

At about 4:45 p.m. Cluster Springs Fire Department and Emergency Services received a call for a "car hit a tree in road" at the intersection of Cluster Springs Road and Bold Springs Road. Units from Station 7 and DOT responded and when they arrived, they found three trees down in roadway and heavy hail falling, also as units approached a heavy fog came over the area making it more dangerous.

DOT units from the Cluster Springs office, who had come down Bold Springs to approach from the west side, spotted a single-wide with a tree on it.

Crews responded to the home in the 5200 block of Bold Springs Road to make sure no one was hurt. It turned out that no one was home at the time of impact. Cluster Springs firefighter work to cover damage from further rains, but there was quite a bit of water already in the residence.

Hours later, the Midway and Virgilina Fire Departments were called to a fire in the wall of a residence on Aarons Creek Road. Lightning had run in on the house and a fire was located in the wall. A quick response kept the damage to a minimum.

After all of these events, no injuries were reported from storms in Halifax County