EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Watch as a local vendors tent causes damage due to a severe storm

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM)- A severe thunderstorm swept the Twin Tiers yesterday causing power outages and some damage to surrounding areas.

The footage you see was sent to 18 News from the Elmira Police Department. Downtown Elmira was one of the many cities affected by the storms that hit late yesterday afternoon.

One local vendor couldn’t get all of their equipment packed up in time at Wisner Park yesterday causing one of their tents to fly away striking a street sign, light post, and then eventually resting on a street post that had a police camera attached to it.

There are no reports of any injuries at this time. the Elmira Fire Department was the first on the scene to help clean up the debris.

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