Strong wind gust causes damage in Denver


Wind damage in Denver’s University Hill neighborhood on Aug. 11, 2020. (Credit: KDVR)

DENVER (KDVR) – The Denver Fire Department is in University Hills where several trees and power lines were knocked down by strong winds.

The damage was reported around 12:15 p.m. when, according to the National Weather Service, a 51 mph wind gust was recorded in the area.

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Two homes were damaged when large trees fell on them near South Clarkson Street and Evans Avenue.

“He ran upstairs. I called 911. I know there’s kids that live there. They’re our neighbors, so, but everyone was OK,” Laura, a neighbor who lives across the street, said.

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