Downtown New Bern business loses roof from storm

NEW BERN, NC (WITN) - Hurricane Florence has caused significant damage to at least one building in downtown New Bern.

Surf, Wind and Fire, an outdoor lifestyle business on Middle Street, lost its roof in the storm.

The damage also destroyed the ground floor facade of the business.

Downed trees are also visible along the 200 block of Middle Street.

On Thursday, sections of Front Street were closed as the storm surge from the Neuse River caused significant flooding.