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    Storm Winds Damage Buildings and Close Roads in Boston

    The wind caused problems across New England, tearing pieces off a high-rise building and shutting down part of Boylston Street.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 21, 2018)

    An area of Boylston Street in Boston has been closed down after debris was blown off of a building by strong winds Friday afternoon.

    Fire officials said Boylston Street was closed from Ross Way to Kilmarnock Street until further notice while Boston Inspectional Services conducted an investigation.

    Authorities said debris from the building landed on a vehicle below, damaging its mirror.

    No injuries were reported.

    High Winds Damage Buildings and Block Roads in Boston

    [NECN] High Winds Damage Buildings and Block Roads in Boston

    Wind damage reports have been coming in across New England, including part of a high-rise being ripped from a building in Boston.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 21, 2018)

    The owner of the building issued a statement following the incident.

    "Our first priority is the safety and security of residents, visitors and those passing through the area. We are working with our structural engineers and construction team to assure that the rest of the façade is secure," read the statement.

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