06/24/2014 05:44 EDT | Updated 08/24/2014 05:59 EDT

Houses damaged in storm northwest of Toronto

A fire chief says a storm has damaged homes in the Township of Amaranth, about 100 kilometres northwest of Toronto.

Orangeville Fire Chief Andy Macintosh told CBC News that no one has been injured to his knowledge.

Macintosh said the damage occurred along the Fourth Line of Amaranth on Tuesday.

The fire chief tweeted photos of downed trees and damaged trunks.

The Orangeville, Grand Valley and southern Dufferin County areas had been under a severe thunderstorm watch as of late Tuesday afternoon. Amaranth is a part of Dufferin County.