Clean-Up Continues In LaSalle

Thursday August 25th, 2016

Posted at 9:56am


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Environment Canada has stated that a “probable” tornado may have touched down in LaSalle just after 7pmon Wednesday, August 24th. Damage has been sustained in the area of Victory Street and Island View Marina on Front Road.

Town officials say that there is tree damage, the roofs have been blown off of two houses and structural damages to other homes.

Power to the area was restored around 12am this morning.

“We received excellent cooperation with our utility partners, emergency personnel and town staff last night,” said Mayor Ken Antaya.

Clean-up continues this morning. Crews from the Town of LaSalle’s Public Works Department are on site continuing to clear away debris, tree limbs and other materials.

The Town of LaSalle’s Building Department will also be on site today, verifying the structural integrity of the buildings affected by the storm.

No injuries were reported.

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