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High winds knock over Bowie gas station canopy as storm causes damages throughout region

High winds knock over Bowie gas station canopy as storm causes damages throughout region

Thunderstorms moved through Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties early Wednesday  morning bringing wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour and dropping as much as 1 1/2 inches of rain in some areas. Local fire departments reported a number of calls for wind-related damage, including in Bowie where a gas station canopy was knocked down. Prince George's firefighters responded to the Shell gas station at the intersection of Laurel Bowie Road and Old Chapel Road around 1 a.m. The canopy struck the station's gas pumps, but firefighters ultimately determined that there were no fuel leaks, fire department spokesman Mark Brady said. No customers or vehicles were...

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