Winds cause severe damage in Miami County

Power poles lie across Experiment Farm Road from Farrington Road. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
A line of utility poles lies across Experiment Farm Road between Farrington and Eldean Road. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
A line of utility poles lies across Experiment Farm Road between Farrington and Eldean Road. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
Piqua firefighters and a Miami County Sheriff’s Deputy block Hetzler Road in the 9400 block on Saturday after a part of a tree fell across the roadway. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
Piqua firefighters and a Miami County Sheriff’s Deputy block Hetzler Road in the 9400 block on Saturday after a part of a tree fell across the roadway. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
A storage building at Skinner Painting on US Route 36 west of Piqua sustained heavy damage due to high winds from Saturday’s storm. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
A storage building at Skinner Painting on US Route 36 west of Piqua sustained heavy damage due to high winds from Saturday’s storm. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)

MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — Strong winds knocked down poles, wires, and trees Saturday afternoon across Miami County.

According to Mike Ullery and our partners with the Piqua Daily Call, some of the most severe damage was in the northern part of the county. A storage barn at U.S. 36 and Skinner Painting was heavily damaged in the wind storm. Some DP&L poles were also knocked down along Experiment Farm Road.

Multiple law enforcement agencies and fire departments were called to multiple locations for service.

The Piqua Daily Call reports the Miami County 911 dispatch center was unable to place outgoing calls for a period of time due to the amount of incoming calls they were receiving.

No injuries have been reported.

DP&L crews were called in to make repairs and restore power to customers.

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