Storms Cancel Fourth of July Celebrations in Poultney

By Joe Gullo

Published 07/04 2014 06:00PM

Updated 07/04 2014 06:17PM

POULTNEY, Vt. - Thursday's storm affected holiday celebrations in Poultney. 

The parade, field events and fireworks were postponed.

Town leaders are still trying to figure out a date to reschedule them. The celebration is most likely to be postponed until Saturday.

"Our parade route looked like a bomb went off throughout the night," Poultney Fire Chief Tim Kerber said. "The more your got into it was a a totaled devastation."

"Oh this is terrible. Wicked. I've never had a storm like this before," Dorothy French, Resident, said. 

Some festivities did get cancelled, like the Martin Devlin Memorial 5k Fun Run.

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