Virginia community suffers 'catastrophic' damage following apparent EF-2 tornado
Two mobile homes were destroyed, at least 20 homes were damaged and numerous trees were uprooted in the area, according to the National Weather Service
GOODE, Va. – Several residential neighborhoods in the Goode, Virginia, community suffered "catastrophic structural damage" as EF-2 tornado ripped through the town Friday with winds upwards of 135 mph.
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Two mobile homes were destroyed, at least 15 homes were damaged, and numerous trees were uprooted in the Crockett Road area as the storm blew through about 7:30 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
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Luckily, there were no reports of fatalities but at least three people suffered injuries.
First responders performed an extensive search and rescue to make sure every residence was thoroughly searched.
A temporary shelter was set up at the Bedford County fire station in Goode for anyone who has been displaced from their homes as a result of the storm.
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