The Historic White Rock Pier Has Been Destroyed (Photos + Video)

White Rock Pier

At least one person was trapped on the White Rock pier as strong winds and powerful waves pounded the dock on December, 20.

According to reports, police received calls about an emergency situation at approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

Police explored multiple options to rescue the stranded person, but eventually called in a helicopter.

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Emergency officials blocked off the entire area.

Footage shared on Twitter captures the massive waves and damaged pier:

Environment Canada issued a wind warning with gusts up to 100 km/h earlier in the morning. While most municipalities were prepared, it’s fair to assume no one anticipated serious damage like this.

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