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An overhang on the Eido in Mott was damaged by the wind last week.

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The tin roof of The Hub in New England peeled off the building, landing in the street, under the force of strong winds last week.

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A gas pump was knocked to the ground as the tin roof flew off The Hub in New England. | Submitted Photos

Wind whips area, local firefighters help with blaze

Gale-force winds buffeted Hettinger County last week, damaging a business in New England and sending firefighters to help a neighboring community battle a raging grassfire.
With a 92-mile-an-hour wind gust recorded in Hettinger County by the National Weather Service Wednesday evening, Jan. 13, a tin roof on The Hub in New England peeled off the building and other minor damage was reported across the county Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Jan. 14. And the Mott and Regent fire departments responded to assist with a major grassfire northwest of Lemmon in Adams County Jan. 14. A Regent firefighter was injured fighting the blaze.

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