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The hardest hit during Wednesday's storms was the town of Warrenton, where hundreds of fallen trees and branches fell on houses, causing structural damage and blocking roadways along Interstate 66.

The town of Warrenton has announced the Public Works Department expects to have all debris from last week's storm cleared by Friday.

Following a severe thunderstorm that caused mass power outages and road closures across the county last week, the town announced Thursday that after removing over 125 tons of brush and debris, it will be “making final rounds on Friday, clearing remaining storm debris.” 

The department asks that residents have all their storm debris placed outside their homes before 8 a.m. for pick-up. Otherwise, residents will be responsible for taking it to the landfill themselves.

“We will officially end our storm clean-up Friday … ” the department said in a news release. “After this date, any debris that meets Town requirements will be picked up during our regular schedule.”

The department also noted that tree trimmings and brush cut by tree companies and contractors remain the responsibility of the contractor or tree company to remove and dispose of.

The department encourages residents with questions to call (540) 347-1858.

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