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And the winds continue to blow!

April 16, 2011

Yesterday was a very busy day for the emergency operators of Borger and the surrounding areas.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards stated that there were gusts of winds over 70 MPH. He also stated that at 9 a.m. a reported power pole fell on top of a home on the block of Sixth St.
At 10 a.m., a carport was blown into electrical lines on 1200 block of Indiana Street.
At 10:30 a.m. on Fourth and Alabama St., a downed power pole was reported. At 1p.m. a roof was reported to have flown into electrical lines in the 2100 block of Huber Avenue.
At 3:40 p.m., there was a report of a electrical line was blown down on 800 West.
Finally around 3:35 p.m., a grass fire was reported on the east side of the Hutchinson County area. There were no injures, therefore the emergency teams and Xcel Energy were able to handle the situations.
The winds finally died down around 7pm Friday evening.

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