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

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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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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

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