Hurricane Fiona—officially “downgraded” to a tropical storm when it hit the Maritimes Sept. 24 and 25—was the “one of the worst hurricanes to hit Atlantic Canada in my lifetime,” says Arnold Hagen, owner of two Home Hardware Building Centre stores in the Truro, N.S. area. Truro had many homes hit by trees, but no fatalities. Hagen’s store in Bible Hill, just east of Truro took “significant” damage to its roof and was flooded with water inside.
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