By CBSLA Staff

 

Winds brought down a gas pump canopy at a Shell gas station in Redondo Beach, Calif. March 16, 2021. (CBSLA)

REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) – Powerful winds which shook the Southland during Monday’s storm also caused some damage across the L.A. metro area.

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Sometime before 9:30 p.m., the whipping winds downed two 75-foot trees at Oakley and Chelsea roads in Rancho Palos Verdes. No one was injured, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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In Redondo Beach, the winds also tore off the canopy covering the gas pumps at a Shell gas station at North Prospect Avenue and Beryl Street at around 7:30 p.m. No one was hurt in that incident either.

Redondo Beach Fire Department crews were on scene working to secure the structure.

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