Officials: More than $1B in Irene damages for Stamford

STAMFORD - Stamford officials have totaled the damage costs caused by Tropical Storm Irene and say that the city saw more than $1 billion in damages. The city's Emergency Management Office says the storm cost between $1.2 billion - $1.4 billion. However, officials say more than half of that amount is likely covered by insurance. Estimates show 500 trees were uprooted, and $500,000 worth of damage was done to the Cummings Beach seawall. CL&P sends out more trucks to restore power in StamfordSeveral Stamford roads closed

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