DETROIT (AP) — A cleanup effort is taking place on Detroit’s Belle Isle after severe thunderstorms this week damaged or knocked down scores of trees.
The island park in the Detroit River was among the hard-hit areas following Monday’s storms, which caused damage and knocked out power on Detroit’s east side, the Grosse Pointe suburbs and elsewhere. No injuries were reported.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: “Help Wanted!” Growing Woe for Business
Department of Natural Resources district supervisor Michael Terrell tells WDIV-TV about 75 to 100 trees snapped, were pulled out of the ground or were severely damaged.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department Holds Graduation Ceremony For Recruit Class 2021-G
Terrell was at Belle Isle during the storm and said there were “trees flying past.”
He says workers from across the state are part of the cleanup, which is ongoing this week.MORE NEWS: Here's A Look At Weekend Construction Happening In Metro Detroit
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