Volatile storm brings heavy rain, high winds

Tantra­mar area chal­lenged with road clo­sures, fallen trees, power out­ages

Sackville Tribune - - TANTRAMAR - BY KATIE TOWER

larly, via our so­cial me­dia chan­nels, as we tried to get timely in­for­ma­tion out to res­i­dents,” he said.

Burke thanked the pub­lic for their co­op­er­a­tion, both dur­ing and af­ter the storm, and for shar­ing the up­dates so widely as “it was a great help.”

NB Power, in an emailed state­ment sent out Mon­day af­ter­noon, asked res­i­dents to con­tinue to re­main pa­tient while crews work to re­pair dam­age and re­store power.

The ef­fects of the storm con­tin­ued to im­pact more than 40,000 cus­tomers as of Mon­day and while most were ex­pected to be re­stored within 24 to 48 hours, it is pos­si­ble some could be with­out power as long as 72 hours.

ROD­NEY TOWER PHOTO

A tree came down on Rec­tory Lane and a power pole was dam­aged on the cor­ner of Main Street and Rec­tory Lane dur­ing Satur­day night’s storm.

ROD­NEY TOWER PHOTO

A mas­sive tree blocked Union Street af­ter fall­ing dur­ing Satur­day night’s wind storm.

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