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Wind storm knocks out power lines, traffic lights and branches in London, Ont.

A strong wind storm caused by a fast-moving cold front resulted in power disruptions in London Saturday morning. The gusts took down power lines in multiple locations, including an alarming incident in a city park off Darlene Crescent, where a dangling power line made contact several times causing fiery explosions, cracking and arching of other lines.

Powerful wind gusts in London, Ont. Dec. 3, 2022 knocked down power lines and caused outages across the city. A dangling power line off Darlene Crescent made contact with other lines several times, causing fiery explosions. (Sean Irvine/CTV News London)

Londoners give to those in need at area grocery stores Saturday

The London Business Cares Food Drive (LBCFD) received a substantial boost Saturday thanks to a day-long grocery store donation campaign. At the Food Basics at Wonderland and Commissioners roads, CTV News London personalities and their families were joined by Bell Media radio employees and young volunteers.

Nick Paparella and Jenn Basa of CTV News London were among those at the Food Basics in London, Ont. on Dec. 3, 2022 helping fundraise for the London Food Bank. (Sean Irvine/CTV News London)

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