By CBS3 Staff

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down in Lancaster County when severe storms moved through on Sunday night. A brief EF-1 twister touched down in East Cocalico Township.

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Homes were damaged, roofs were ripped off and trees were toppled.

Tornado warnings were issued in parts of northeastern and central Pennsylvania on Sunday.

In Lehman Township, Luzerne County, a tree fell across Hunstville Idetown Road and landed on a pickup truck. Officials say the driver suffered minor injuries.

The tree also brought down power lines, but homes weren’t affected.

In the Poconos, officials say a tree crashed down on two trailers at Maple Rock campsites near Tannersville, crushing the middle to the trailer. One woman was trapped inside, but was rescued without injuries.

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“The people in the one trailer here, I guess the tree came down, and they were sitting in the front, and thank God they’re OK. It’s a shame everything is destroyed,” said neighbor Bobby Aiello.

In Northumberland County, a rock slide closed Route 11. In Wilkes-Barre, a family on Mallery Place was trapped inside their home after a tree came down in their yard, blocking their front door and taking the power with it. A vehicle was also damaged by the falling tree. No one was injured.

In Sheshequin Township, near Towanda, wind picked up and all of a sudden a tree was inside the back of a home.

“We went up on the roof to check the stability of the house. Three-quarters of the roof is smashed in, so we are calling the house unsafe for occupancy a this time,” said Ulster-Sheshequin Fire Department Chief Josh Gardner.

Gardner says storms like this cause damage that can sometimes get in the way of emergency crews doing their job.

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“It’s power lines. We’ve got to make sure there’s no power lines involved. Obviously we don’t want anybody getting electrocuted. Traffic, if it’s across the road. If it’s into a house, how is the house? Is it stable?” said Gardner.