Tornado strikes Point Clark area

The Township of Huron-Kinloss has received confirmation that an EF0 Tornado hit the Point Clark Area in and around the areas of London Road and Lake Range Drive and Rosinke Drive and Huron Road on August 28, 2020 around 10:15 p.m.

No one was injured after the tornado that reached a maximum wind speed of 130 kilometres per hour crossed Lake Huron and forced at least three families out of their homes.

Mayor Mitch Twolan released a statement thanking the community and first responders for their work. “On behalf of Council, I would like to express my deepest thanks to, the South Bruce OPP, Red Cross, Victim Services, Hydro One, County of Bruce Community Emergency Management, our local contractors, and to our Local Fire Departments, Public Works, and all Township Staff involved in the emergency, along with our residents that helped each other out during and after the incident.”

The tornado caused downed trees which caused damage to approximately seven (7) properties. Emergency services attended the site and reported no injuries to the public were sustained. The area is now cleared of all debris.

“During a time where our resources have been focused on the pandemic, it is these first responders that rise to the difficult challenges and for that we are extremely grateful” said Mayor Twolan.

If property has been damaged by the tornado and for those who require assistance, please contact your insurance company or the Insurance Bureau of Canada Customer Centre 1- 844-227-5422