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At least $750,000 in storm damage at 10 Richmond schools

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A tree fell on Mary Scott Elementary in Richmond. (Source: NBC12) A tree fell on Mary Scott Elementary in Richmond. (Source: NBC12)
Linwood Holton playground (Source: Doris Peveto Ewing) Linwood Holton playground (Source: Doris Peveto Ewing)
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Thursday night's storms caused between $750,000 and $1 million in damage at ten Richmond Public Schools, according to School Board Chairman Jeff Bourne.

The worst damage came at Mary Scott Elementary school where a tree fell on the building. 

A tree also came down on Linwood Holton Elementary's playground, causing massive damage. 

Ginter Park Elementary School had a close call as a tree fell very near the building, said Bourne. Damage was also reported at Richmond Alternative School, John Marshall High School, and several others.

Bourne says the school is insured, but will still have to pay a $100,000 deductible.

Friday was supposed to be the last day of school, so students will not be displaced and repairs can be done over the summer.

Jeff Bourne will be live on First at Four to discuss the school systems response. Click here to watch live at 4 p.m.

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