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Niverville Centennial Arena Damaged by Thunderstorm

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The Niverville Centennial Arena has suffered extensive roof damage as the result of a strong thunderstorm. Evan Braun

At approximately 7:50 p.m. on June 5, a large thunderstorm passed over the Niverville area, causing major damage to the Niverville Centennial Arena. The roof over the back half of the structure lifted off in an extremely strong gust of wind, breaking it free and tossing it over the outdoor rink to the east of the building.

Within minutes, emergency crews were on the scene, inspecting the damage as well as checking other nearby structures for damage.

Crews would request that members of the public stay away from the arena so that they have room to do their business. If you are nearby to any fallen trees, damaged structures, or fallen power lines, contact emergency services.

Niverville’s Public Works department has been on site as well.

According to Niverville mayor Myron Dyck, the current plan is to bring in a hoe as soon as possible to contain the debris in order to prevent it from blowing around until the insurance company can assess the damage.

Reports have also come in about many downed trees throughout the community, as well as in neighbouring communities. Reportedly, power lines and trees are also down in and around St. Adolphe.

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