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Dauphin Lake ice damage

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Within 15 minutes, a massive ice floe rose from Dauphin Lake the night of May 10, destroying or damaging around 23 homes in its wake.

  • The ice rose quickly, destroying around 12 homes or cottages and damaging another 15.

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    The ice rose quickly, destroying around 12 homes or cottages and damaging another 15.

  • The entire event took around 15 minutes — amazingly, nobody was injured.

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    The entire event took around 15 minutes — amazingly, nobody was injured.

  • Massive wedges of ice are seen along the Ochre Beach on Dauphin Lake.

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    Massive wedges of ice are seen along the Ochre Beach on Dauphin Lake.

  • A field of ice is seen in front of a home in the Dauphin Lake region.

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    A field of ice is seen in front of a home in the Dauphin Lake region.

  • A lone tree is surrounded by ice from the sudden ice floe in the Ochre Beach area Friday night.

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    A lone tree is surrounded by ice from the sudden ice floe in the Ochre Beach area Friday night.

  • Hills of ice surround a property in the Dauphin Lake region.

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    Hills of ice surround a property in the Dauphin Lake region.

  • Piles of ice sit next to a building in the Dauphin Lake region. This building appears to have avoided the brunt of the damage.

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    Piles of ice sit next to a building in the Dauphin Lake region. This building appears to have avoided the brunt of the damage.

  • A ridge of ice sits along the shore of Ochre Beach, with nearby homes and cottages in the background.

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    A ridge of ice sits along the shore of Ochre Beach, with nearby homes and cottages in the background.

  • A closer view of the ridge of ice and area homes and cottages.

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    A closer view of the ridge of ice and area homes and cottages.

  • A building is destroyed by the Dauphin Lake ice floe.

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    A building is destroyed by the Dauphin Lake ice floe.

  • A home is partially buried in ice and debris litters the ground.

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    A home is partially buried in ice and debris litters the ground.

  • Residents and workers assess damaged homes in Ochre Beach Saturday.

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    Residents and workers assess damaged homes in Ochre Beach Saturday.

  • Damaged homes in Ochre Beach, Man. are seen on Saturday after the previous night's winds pushed the ice on Dauphin Lake ashore.

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    Damaged homes in Ochre Beach, Man. are seen on Saturday after the previous night's winds pushed the ice on Dauphin Lake ashore.

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