Storm causes damage in South Dundas

Clean up at Iroquois Golf Course – Workers clean up felled trees in the aftermath of a localized storm event early Saturday morning. (The Leader/Blancher photo)

SOUTH DUNDAS— A storm in the early hours of August 12th caused damage in South Dundas, with the bulk of the damage centering on Iroquois.

Most heavily hit was Seaway District High School and the Iroquois Golf Course. At Seaway, significant debris from a partially completed roof replacement was found strewn across the school yard and neighbouring properties. The Iroquois Golf Course had 10 trees uprooted on the course, along with a downed power wire and upturned benches and port-a-johns.

Roof debris litter the ground at Seaway District High School. (The Leader/Blancher photo)

“We’ll be picking up for a few days,” said Bernie Daost, an employee with the golf course. “But none of the greens were damaged,” she added.

Additional areas around Iroquois had felled tree limbs and overturned garbage cans including the South Dundas soccer fields and Haldane Park.

An inquiry with Environment and Climate Change Canada was not returned at publication time.

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