VIDEO Coal City Tornado: Confirmed Tornado Damages Homes, Buildings and Vehicles

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VIDEO with GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: Coal City tornado as seen from Berta Rd. near Spring Rd.

Firefighters and police responded from Coal City and Braidswood after a tornado touched down in Coal City about 12:20 p.m. Sunday. Several buildings are damaged and/or destroyed and vehicle were reported blown off of roadways.

Heavy damage is reported at the Easy Living RV park with a propane tank leak also reported leaking. The most amount of damage is at Berta Road and Spring Road.

A MABAS Task force from Division 10 was activated about 1:57 p.m. Sunday with firefighters and paramedics responding to assist Coal City firefighters and Braidwood firefighters. Firefighters and paramedics from Argonne, Brookfield, Clarendon Hills, Darien-Woodridge, Riverside, and Tri-State responded to staging at the Braidwood FPD fire station at 275 West Main Street.


Video from the Coal City streaming railroad web cam.

The Chrome Rack Bar at Interstate 55 and SR 113.

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