(Brownsville) The Brownsville Fire Department issued a press release Tuesday evening at 10pm regarding the severe weather that moved through the region.
“The Village of Brownsville and the surrounding area sustained significant wind damage as a result of the storms that moved through the northern part of Dodge County. According to the Brownsville Fire Chief, Kelly Thomas, the village and areas surrounding the village sustained significant wind damage causing many trees to be blown over taking down power lines and causing property damage. No reports of injury have been received as a result of this event. Many homes and businesses are without power, WE Energies will work through the night to remove powerlines from downed trees and across road ways. At this point there is no estimation on power restoration. Village Marshal, Brad Seymour is requesting that people stay out of the area so that clean-up efforts are not hampered by concerns with onlookers. Highway 49 remains open through the village. Village residents looking for assistance are encouraged to stop at the fire station Wednesday after 9am for further direction on clean up. Those affected by the wind damage are encouraged to contact their insurance company for direction. Further information will be gathered and released in daylight Wednesday.”