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Storm Sweeps Across Douglas County, Taking Down Trees and Buildings

Updated: 07/22/2014 5:29 PM
Created: 07/22/2014 5:13 PM WDIO.com
By: Maarja Anderson

A fierce storm swept across the Northland early Tuesday morning causing widespread tree and building damage in Douglas County.

Lake Nebagamon was one of the hard-hit areas, with the high winds taking down large pine trees and flipping over a pontoon on the lake.

Residents of the village told Eyewitness News trees were down in nearly every yard.

One resident said trees had fallen on County Highway B blocking traffic.

A barn in Wentworth, WI also collapsed from the winds, but no animals or people were injured.

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