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Tweed, Ont. remains under state of emergency one week after tornado – Kingston

One week later, Tweed, Ont., continues to be in a state of emergency because the municipality offers with the aftermath of a twister that touched down on July 24.

The municipality says the state of emergency will final for the foreseeable future as crews handle the remaining hazards that have been left by the storm.

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“The present hearth standing may be very excessive, and because of the twister, there’s a considerably elevated threat of wildfires,” says the Municipality of Tweed in a press launch.

“Please be extraordinarily cautious if you’re doing any burning and test the municipal web site every day to see if a burn ban has been put in place.”

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The municipality is presently assessing property damages, which included a tour of affected properties that happened on Tuesday.

Volunteer organizations will probably be helping probably the most weak populations within the space, which embrace the uninsured, the under-insured, the aged and people with accessibility wants.

The organizations will assist with property clean-up and brush relocation.

For these cleansing the comb themselves, Byers Building will probably be taking any brush and timber for $60 per tonne at its location at 67 Hawkins Bay Rd., simply north of Tweed.

The municipal waste web site on Marlbank Street will settle for brush solely throughout working hours for free of charge.

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“Public works has now cleared all roads,” a press launch from the municipality says.

“Nevertheless, we urge motorists to make the most of warning when driving on the roads within the affected areas. Many timber have been compromised from the storm and in excessive winds, could proceed to fall onto roadways.”

Water will probably be out there on the Tweed Neighborhood Centre for big container filling from 8:30 a.m. to eight p.m.

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