Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews are on scene in the 4400 block of Wellington Road where trees came down on townhouses. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Windstorm topples tree onto townhouse in Nanaimo

Heavy winds have thousands of B.C. Hydro customers without power

Heavy winds are knocking out more than just powerlines.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews are on scene in the 4400 block of Wellington Road where trees came down on townhouses. The structure is damaged, but there were no reports of injuries. Power is out in the area.

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Winds caused damage and commotion across Nanaimo Friday. Pictured here, recycle and garbage bins blown over by the wind on Metral Drive. KARL YU/The News Bulletin

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