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PHOTOS: Chaotic wind destroys beaver dam, beaches boats in Lake Country

The wind caused troubles to Fintry as well as 1,378 BC Hydro customers are without power

The overnight wind on Monday caused has caused some havoc in Lake Country.

A tree was found fallen into the intersection of Okanagan Centre Road West and Fifth Street Tuesday morning as debris was spread along most of the road.

The wind also pushed boats onto the shore and destroyed the beaver dam at the Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour Regional Park boat launch.

Two small power outages are in Lake Country as well, but it is undetermined if they were caused by wind or not. Both are under investigation.

The other side of Okanagan Lake has more issues with power outages. The wind blew a tree onto power lines, causing 1,378 BC Hydro customers to currently be without power. Ranging along Westside Road, from Killiney Beach to south of Caesars, power has been out since 10:17 p.m. Monday night, July 24.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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