Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Florida: Tornado damages homes in Vero Beach; No injuries

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Emergency crews in Indian River County are scouring through at least 30 homes that were damaged after a tornado reportedly touched down on Monday.

Sheriff's officials said some residents weren’t home at the time, and no one was injured.

Sheriff Deryl Loar said the twister touched down around 11:30 a.m. and swept across the western part of the county near Vero Beach, creating a mile long path of destruction.
Resident Joyce Marraccini was sitting on her bed going through paperwork and watching a movie when she said her home was struck. Read More